come forward


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come forward

vb (intr, adverb)
1. to offer one's services; volunteer
2. to present oneself
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.come forward - make oneself visible; take action; "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
Translations

w>come forward

vi
(= make oneself known)sich melden
to come forward with help/moneyHilfe/Geld anbieten; to come forward with a good suggestionmit einem guten Vorschlag kommen
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Then he must rise and challenge all or any to come forward and do battle with him to win the axe and become chief in his place.
Is there any man who will come forward and do battle with me, Jikiza, for the great axe Groan-Maker?
We cannot ignore the multitude of women who have come forward with accusations against Mr.
I hope today's sentence gives his victim some sense of closure and vindicates their decision to come forward.
DOZENS more victims have come forward since a police probe into historical child sex abuse at North East sports clubs began.
If he or she doesn't come forward by 11pm on Wednesday, November 27, the fortune will be distributed to worthy causes.
Taxpayers who have failed to submit tax returns for past years have one week left to come forward and take advantage of an HMRC campaign.
The mystery ticket-holder North Ayrshire has failed to come forward since EuroMillions millionaire raffle in November.
The coverage of the case prompted numerous women to come forward with evidence.