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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She squares her shoulders and urges them forward. Her step quickens.
'Liverpool will be under pressure to attack but will leave gaps in defence as the crowd urges them forward.