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put somebody/something ↔ forward

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput somebody/something ↔ forward phrasal verb1 SUGGESTto suggest a plan, proposal, idea etc for other people to consider or discuss syn propose They put forward a number of suggestions.2 SUGGESTto suggest formally that you or someone else should be considered for a particular job, membership of an organization etc Her name was put forward for the lead role in the play.3 EARLYto arrange for an event to start at an earlier time or date to The men’s final has been put forward to 1:30.4 put a clock/watch forwardTMC British English to make a clock or watch show a later time syn set forward American EnglishCOLLOCATIONSnounsput forward a proposal/suggestionShe put forward a compromise proposal.put forward a plan/schemeBoth parties have put forward plans for political reform.put forward an ideaIn 1829 he put forward the idea that the Earth is contracting.put forward a theory/hypothesisMany theories have been put forward as to the building’s original purpose.put forward a viewWe should encourage individuals to put forward their views.put forward an argumentHe rejected the arguments put forward by the company’s lawyers.put forward a reason/explanationA variety of reasons have been put forward to explain these changes. put→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
put forwardIn Fiona's case it was the Inverness Nordic Ski Club which put her name forward.Of course, Simak was not putting this forward as a serious theory.He puts himself forward as its leader.They even put their ages forward by a year, unknown to their parents, when they enlisted.But it is publicly acknowledged that these numbers, which represent people who have put themselves forward for testing, are underestimates.Now he would have to return the money he had been given to put names forward for the vacancies.He put the proposals forward formally in a letter to the two houses of parliament and the Constitutional Court on Nov. 30.He had been summoned to appear before an Officer Selection Board, having put his name forward shortly after joining the Regiment.put toTo date four firm candidates have put their names forward to fight the traditionally safe Conservative East Hampshire seat.
From Longman Business Dictionaryput something → forward phrasal verb [transitive] to suggest a plan, proposal etc, especially in order to start discussions about something that needs to be decidedThe UK accountancy bodies have put forward the idea of a European accounting standards body.The working party has put forward a number of interesting proposals. put→ See Verb table
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Verb table
put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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