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move forward with

1. To advance forward while simultaneously causing someone or something to advance forward as well. The player moved forward with the ball and kicked it toward the net. The man moved forward with his three children through the crowd.
2. To begin undertaking, developing, or making progress in some activity or project as planned. We've had some setbacks, but it's important that we keep moving forward with our original idea. We can move forward with construction as soon as we have the necessary permits.
See also: forward, move
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

move forward with something

to advance with something; to make progress with something. Let us try to move forward with this matter at once. I want to move forward with the project at a fast pace.
See also: forward, move
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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