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put sth/sb forward

(US put sth/sb forth)
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
C1 to ​state an ​idea or ​opinion, or to ​suggest a ​plan or ​person, for other ​people to ​consider: The proposals that you have put ​forwarddeserveseriousconsideration. I wasn't ​convinced by any of the arguments that he put ​forward. Many suggestions have been put ​forward, but a ​decision is ​unlikely until after next year's ​generalelection. The ​peace plan put ​forward last ​August has been ​revived for the ​latest round of ​negotiations. She has ​decided to put her name/put herselfforward as a ​candidate.

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put sth/sb forward

( US put sth/sb forth)
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to ​offer an ​idea or ​opinion, or suggest a ​plan or ​person, for other ​people to consider: The ​proposals that you have put ​forward deserve serious ​consideration.put sb/sth forward for sth I've put myself ​forward for the ​salesmanagerjob.
(Definition of put sth/sb forward from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth/sb forward”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提出(想法或计划), 推荐(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提出(想法或計劃), 推薦(某人)…
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