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English definition of “put sth forward”

put sth forward

phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to change a clock or watch to make it show a later time , especially an hour later : Most European countries put the clocks forward in the spring .Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
(Definition of put sth forward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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