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press ahead

To proceed or continue with some action, task, or activity, especially with determination or in the face of adversity. Often followed by "with." The start of my presentation did not go as I had hoped, but I had to just press ahead and keep talking. We need to press ahead and get back to camp before sunset. We decided to press ahead with the project despite our manager's departure.
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And she said she was "minded" to press ahead with the plan.
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We intend to press ahead with development of the mine without delay."
He noted that Parliament had asked the EU executive, in a resolution adopted in February 2007, to press ahead with drawing up the statute.
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However, he praised the foresight of those involved in building for the future, explaining, "If you go back and look at some of the great projects in the city, many were started when the city had economic difficulties, but our ancestors had the foresight to press ahead."