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Definition of put forward phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

put forward

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

put forward somebody

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put forward yourself

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put somebody forward

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put yourself forward

 
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to suggest yourself/somebody as a candidate for a job or position Can I put you/your name forward for club secretary? He has put himself forward for a place on the national executive.
  1. 1  to move something to an earlier time or date We've put the wedding forward by one week.
  2. 2to move the hands of a clock to the correct later time Remember to put your clocks forward tonight (= because the time has officially changed).
  3. 3  to suggest something for discussion to put forward a suggestion