urge (one) forward

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urge (one) forward

To prompt, compel, or encourage one to move forward or decide to do something. I was hesitant to testify, but my wife urged me forward. Every time we paused to rest, the officers urged us forward.
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urge someone forward

to encourage someone to move forward. The generals urged the troops forward. Sally urged Timmy forward into the classroom.
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Somewhere behind her upon the broad river she was sure a long, narrow native prahu was being urged forward in pursuit, and that in command of it was the young giant who was now never for a moment absent from her thoughts.
Dantes was about to speak; but feeling himself urged forward, and having neither the power nor the intention to resist, he mounted the steps, and was in an instant seated inside between two gendarmes; the two others took their places opposite, and the carriage rolled heavily over the stones.
Great holes and gaps had been worn into the soil, which, being now filled with water from the late rains, were not easily distinguishable even by day; and a plunge into any one of them might have brought down a surer-footed horse than the poor beast now urged forward to the utmost extent of his powers.
Not long after, the sail was run down and the junk slowly urged forward by means of the sweeps.
Calyx looked badly in need of the experience - he looked clueless the instant he was urged forward - and the fact John Gosden (above) has elected to take t urg h f in Royal Ascot, instead of taking a longer-term approach, speaks volumes.
Calyx looked badly in need of the experience that afternoon - he looked clueless the instant he was urged forward - and the fact trainer John Gosden has elected to take in Royal Ascot, instead of taking a longer-term approach, speaks volumes.
The players were beckoned out of defence and urged forward. They were a 12th man.
Was urged forward by Carvalhal despite those difficulties and his cross set up the equaliser.
Urged forward by Indi Soor, Union quickly forced another short corner for Singh to tuck away his second.
Urged forward by Head Coach Saturo Hoda, the Japanese side adopted a more attacking formation that was rewarded in the 58th minute when captain Tatsuiki Noda combined with Kenta Nohura on the edge of the Aspire box before finishing with a powerful drilled effort.
“Artists create the future,” says Corinne Sullivan, President of the Nashville church, “It is very important that they are constantly supported and urged forward in their artistic endeavors.” The founder of Scientology, L.
Wales edged further ahead when debutant Robyn Wilkins kicked a penalty in the 64th minute but with Italy's juggernaut pack being urged forward by scrum half Sara Barattin at every opportunity, Wales' defence was being forced to work overtime.
On Palace Green, as Ross Ashton's spectacular Crown of Light made its third appearance, bathing the cathedral in colour, the crowd was urged forward as people pressed in behind.
Blues were urged forward by the home support and N'Daw spread the play to allow Murphy the chance to whip in another delivery.
After the half-time break, Sagesse entered the third quarter with increased determination and focus as they tried to get back into the game urged forward by a huge fan base cheering them on.