pass forward

(redirected from passes 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
References in classic literature ?
The electricity produced passes forward, where it works, by electro-magnets of great size, on a system of levers and cog-wheels that transmit the movement to the axle of the screw.
From the first whistle, he popped up wherever the ball was - a regular output for Ederson on the edge of the box, arriving on cue to clear the ball or spraying passes forward for those ahead of him to run onto.
That compares favourably to most top-six rivals in a similar holding midfield role, with Manchester City's Fernandinho making 21% of his passes forward Director of rugby Rowland Winter believes both the incoming and Eric dier of Tottenham Hotspur - Henderson's Saints will add quality to his squad.
Didn't appear ruffled in the early going and fizzed a few nice passes forward. 7 MO SALAH One goalbound effort appeared; had to be headed clear after a razor-sharp break.
Shotton was a constant threat down the right, Adam Clayton and Jonny Howson combined well with Lewis Wing in a well balanced engine room and played raking passes forward and there were some fluid passing patterns -- yet for all that finesse the goals came straight out of the Tony Pulis template.
LEIGH GRIFFITHS STAR MAN 90 2 3 2017 15 88.2 10 71.4 0 2 Minutes Played Goals Attempts On Target (inc Goals) Attempts Off Target Blocked Shots Total Passes Accurate Passes Pass Completion Accurate Forward Half Passes Forward Half Pass Completion Goal Assists Key Passes (Assists for Attempts) Duels Duel Success% Tackles Tackles Won % Clearances Lost Balls Recoveries Free Kicks Won Fouls Offsides 10 20 0 0 0 7 5 2 10
6 Was afforded a cameo role and offered a couple of sharp passes forward.
STAR MAN Minutes Played Goals Attempts On Target (inc Goals) Attempts Off Target Blocked Shots Total Passes Accurate Passes Pass Completion Accurate Forward Half Passes Forward Half Pass Completion Goal Assists Key Passes (Assists for Attempts) Tackles Tackles Won % Clearances Free Kicks Won Fouls Offsides Yellow Cards Distance covered in miles Average speed in miles 100 2 3 4 0 0 7.2 4.5
JAMES CHESTER Didn't look as comfortable on the left side of Williams as on the right, but some excellent passes forward. Struggled when Ronaldo switched to his side.
But could play more positive passes forward. Prince Buaben 6 Helped Kitchen break up the play.
In the last month they have had more passes forward, their approach is more vertical and they mix it better.
Louis van |by Sam Allardyce's The statistics quoted in the A4 pamphlet, which were put together by Van V Gaal's analysts, claim West Ham sent a higher percentage of their long passes forward than United during the match.
From the early stages the tactic WORKED well and the Leeds offence seemed to focus around sending long aerial passes forward which were expertly dealt with by James Austerberry and Marc Wyer at the centre of the Dragons defence.
But the centre-half said it was his interviewer - not his manager - who had put forward the idea of pumping passes forward.
In theory that is fairly sound, but trying to do it by lumping 60-yard passes forward for them to fight big centre-backs for is not the way to do it.