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English definition of “put sth forward”

put sth forward

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to state an idea or opinion, or to suggest a plan, so that it can be considered or discussedSuggestions and proposals
(Definition of put sth forward from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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