put forward

The Prime Minister put forward new plans to tackle corruption.

b) To change the time in a time zone to a later time.

Dont forget that this Sunday we put the clocks forward an hour.

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  • put forward — (something) to offer for consideration. None of the ideas I put forward at the meeting have been accepted. He s still working on the report and plans to put it forward as soon as he finishes it …   New idioms dictionary

  • put forward — index alleged, circulate, claim (maintain), conduce, declare, extend (offer), flaunt …   Law dictionary

  • put forward — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms put forward : present tense I/you/we/they put forward he/she/it puts forward present participle putting forward past tense put forward past participle put forward 1) a) to offer an idea, opinion, reason etc,… …   English dictionary

  • put forward — verb 1. put before (Freq. 1) I submit to you that the accused is guilty • Syn: ↑submit, ↑state, ↑posit • Derivationally related forms: ↑statement (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • put forward — PHRASAL VERB If you put forward a plan, proposal, or name, you suggest that it should be considered for a particular purpose or job. [V P n (not pron)] He has put forward new peace proposals... [V n P for n] I rang the Colonel and asked him to… …   English dictionary

  • put forward — phrasal propose < put forward a theory > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • put forward — phr verb Put forward is used with these nouns as the object: ↑amendment, ↑argument, ↑bill, ↑claim, ↑clock, ↑demand, ↑explanation, ↑hypothesis, ↑idea, ↑legislation, ↑motion, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • put forward — See put 4) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • put forward — I propose, suggest (see submission. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. further, urge, present; see propose 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To state, as an idea, for consideration: advance, offer, pose, propose, propound, set forth, submit, suggest. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • put forward — suggest, propose; move ahead (e.g. the hands of a clock) …   English contemporary dictionary

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