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push someone or something forward

to shove or move someone or something to the front. Mary's mother pushed her forward where she would be seen. Let me push the piano bench forward for you.
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push forward

to move forward; to move onward toward a goal. We have lots to do. We must push forward! They are pushing forward, hoping to complete the project on time.
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push forward

v.
1. To advance something or someone ahead by exerting pressure: They are trying to push forward reforms despite resistance from the older members. The teacher asked for volunteers, and as a joke someone pushed me forward.
2. To advance despite difficulty or opposition: The explorers pushed forward through the thick underbrush. The committee pushed forward with their plan to demolish the building.
3. To change the scheduled time of some event to an earlier time: They pushed the meeting forward from 3:00 to 1:30.
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China would safely push forward with energy price reforms and choose a proper time to align prices of refined oil products as well as natural gas, the National Development and Reform Commission said on its website (www.
The bottom line here is that having to push forward on the slide handle is not an indication that something has gone wrong with your Model 12; it's the way the gun was designed.
He said that with Fewer people, managers should push Forward the reengineering of processes so that people operate in more multidisciplinary modes than has been the case.
The club found it difficult to secure funding, despite setting up an arms-length company, Arena 2001, to push forward the stadium plans.
The field of color that forms the background of each painting is board-flat physically and visually, but the elements in the images vary in their actual and perceptual presence-sometimes flat yet appearing to push forward from or through the surface, sometimes densely massed, poured on in small, thick, pigment-laden areas that individually look like dull jewels or candy but together form moments of quasi representation.
It's a move that Landmark expects will push forward its transition into direct equity markets.
The new design forces the skater to use ankle, calf, and thigh muscles to push forward for more thrust and speed.
Roth said he would push forward changes to the tax code in areas such as capital gains, child credit and estate tax.
Ambassador NIU encouraged her to further push forward China-Jamaica friendship even after her stepping down as Leader of the Opposition.
Hale and Judeh asserted importance of collaboration of efforts by all parties concerned to push forward the peace process in order to achieve the two-state solution based on principles of peace including the Arab peace initiative, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
Tollesby continued to push forward but could not penetrate the SWE defence with Michael Gatenby in goal and defenders Ben Robinson, Oliver Howes, Harry Best, David Birdsall and Jack Arrowsmith all enjoyed fine performances.
Scott Dobie was shownthe red card for violent conduct following an off-the-ball incident with O's central defender Brian Saah and the home side continued to push forward.
City continued to push forward and five minutes later Enoch Showunmi came close to extending their lead when he headed against the crossbar.
To push forward contract talks that had been at an impasse since November
This goal rocked Sperrin and gave Glebe confidence to push forward again, which resulted in David Tennant shooting them in front five minutes before th break.