go forward


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Verb1.go forward - move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
head - to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
trace - make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along; "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"; "The women traced the pasture"
roar - act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way; "desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"-R.A.Billington
limp - proceed slowly or with difficulty; "the boat limped into the harbor"
wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
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Or did he go forward, into one of the nearer ages, in which men are still men, but with the riddles of our own time answered and its wearisome problems solved?
We see also that kings that have been fortunate conquerors, in their first years, it being not possible for them to go forward infinitely, but that they must have some check, or arrest in their fortunes, turn in their latter years to be superstitious, and melancholy; as did Alexander the Great; Diocletian; and in our memory, Charles the Fifth; and others: for he that is used to go forward, and findeth a stop, falleth out of his own favor, and is not the thing he was.
"There we shall encounter difficulties, and there," thought he, "I shall be sent with a brigade or division, and there, standard in hand, I shall go forward and break whatever is in front of me."
A good hearty pace will bring us back to Gloucester in an hour; but if we go forward, the Lord Harry knows when we shall arrive at any place; for I see at least fifty miles before me, and no house in all the way."--"You see, indeed, a very fair prospect," says Jones, "which receives great additional beauty from the extreme lustre of the moon.
As they had no resource, however, but to go forward, they still kept on, though at a much slower pace, being very weary and fatigued.
Nell was very much surprised that the man should be so accurately acquainted with the weight of one whom she had read of in books as having lived considerably before their time, but speedily forgot the subject in the joy of hearing that they were to go forward in the caravan, for which she thanked its lady with unaffected earnestness.
They advised us to go forward without upsizing the patient count.
It is really quite an honor to be here in the distinguished company of so many patriots, both sitting here in front of us, behind us in the on the riser and with Members of Congress, of the House and Senate, coming together as we go forward into the Fourth of July district work period.
Households are being warned to watch out for opportunistic thieves when the clocks go forward, as insurance claims data suggests such incidents see a spike around this time of year.
Palace will try and sit back and catch us on the counter attack - our full backs have to be aware they don't both go forward and leave space in behind for the likes of Zaha to break forward.
You have to assess which ones I feel I want to give the opportunity to go forward with and which ones not.