pass forward

pass forward

To hand something to a person in front of one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pass" and "forward." Tom, will you pass forward this stack of papers to the students in front of you? As part of the teambuilding exercise, one person has to pick up an egg with a spoon, then pass it forward along a line of coworkers.
See also: forward, pass

pass something forward

to send something toward the front of a group of people. (Each person hands it to the next.) Please pass this forward to the front of the room. Would you pass this book forward, please?
See also: forward, pass
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A poor attempted pass forward by centre-back Potts in her own half was easily intercepted by Rebecca Olley.
20John McGinn sees a fierce strike saved by Bournemouth keeper Aaron Ramsdale, after a long pass forward by Tyronr Mings is deflected perfectly into his path.
Felt his way into the game and showed he can pick a pass forward.
The visitors continued to pose the bigger threat and a slide-rule pass forward by Connor Scully into the area saw Blair Yule fire the ball just wide.
Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez slotted a pass forward in the middle of the penalty area and Josef Martinez put it into the back of the net.
With his instinct to look and pass forward Wing helped spark an assertive spell in which Boro dominated and created chances and earned a second from the spot.
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We're trying to encourage them to pass forward, to get forward, to get in the box, to shoot, to create chances.
He's a midfielder who plays with his head up and is always looking to pass forward. He's athletic and is capable of regaining the ball.
A player who will always choose to pass forward and will feed the strikers.
The second half had barely started when North End goalkeeper Declan Rudd allowed a hopeful pass forward from Blues' Dutch midfielder to roll between his legs.
The midfielder volleys a pass forward and finds Ben Yedder onside!
The Maldives defence faltered and Thapa saw an opportunity to pass forward to the FC Goa man.
The 25-year-old underlined his importance by calmly lifting the ball over advancing goalkeeper Yasser Al Mosailem in the 22nd minute after latching on to a raking pass forward.
Jerome Boateng picked out David Alaba with a long pass forward and the Austrian side-footed the ball into the path of Lewandowski for the Pole to score first-time.