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forge ahead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforge ahead phrasal verbPROGRESSto make progress, especially quickly with Jo’s forging ahead with her plans to write a film script. forge→ See Verb table
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forge aheadSome people found that surprising in some one who is always so keen to keep forging ahead.All the indications are that we are now forging ahead.Already equipped with two take-home containers of food, I nevertheless forged ahead.Growing environmental fears have made climate research all the more important, and Europe is forging ahead in this field.The fear is that if one club does manage to forge ahead, it will be at the expense of the other.Our export sales have continued to forge ahead this year.Openend funds have forged ahead to a total of 8,667, according to Lipper Analytical Services Inc.But the Cowboys are a better team, and they will forge ahead using time-consuming, efficient drives.In the next four years she forged ahead with her husband's socialist programme-and went further.The Prime Minister promised that the government would forge ahead with the reforms.But organizers were forging ahead yesterday with an ambitious program of public events to be held on the Mall Saturday and Sunday.forge withInstead of shelving the permits, as residential builders do, Rohr forged ahead with construction.In the next four years she forged ahead with her husband's socialist programme-and went further.Meanwhile Solana is forging ahead with plans to beef up his own operation.Antorini recognises that the pressure to forge ahead with the necessary research is likely to be consumer-led by infertile couples.
From Longman Business Dictionaryforge ahead phrasal verb [intransitive]1to increase quickly and by a large amountThe dollar forged ahead to a 16-month high against the euro.2to move forward with a plan or course of action withPetro-Canada, Canada’s state-owned oil and gas company, is forging ahead with plans to sell as much as 15% of its shares to the public.3to become bigger and more successfulCompany officials said the company is ready to forge ahead in Europe. forge→ See Verb table
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Verb table
forge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyforge
he, she, itforges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyforged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave forged
he, she, ithas forged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad forged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill forge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have forged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam forging
he, she, itis forging
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you, we, theyare forging
Past
I, he, she, itwas forging
you, we, theywere forging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been forging
he, she, ithas been forging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been forging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be forging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been forging
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