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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References in classic literature ?
The Indian made no other answer than by dropping his paddle into the water, and urging forward the canoe.
However, he did not have his best game in black-and-white stripes - coughing up possession on a few occasions, with Javi Gracia regularly urging forward Gerard Deulofeu to press Lascelles high after the centre-back appeared to pick up a shoulder injury while making a first-half challenge.
By that stage, Stubbs had thrown caution to the wind by going two on two at the back and urging forward Stevenson and sub Keith Watson, who had replaced Gray at half-time.
"We're urging forward thinking employers to make a commitment to take action by signing the Time to Change Wales pledge."
The solution is Bumbu: Dawa and Rigzen have disappeared across a field to reemerge minutes later, urging forward a single-minded creature with the rich coloration of a Doberman.
United travel toWolvestonight, where they lost twice in the league and FA Cup last season, with Solskjaer urging forwards Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to score more scruffy goals.