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forge ahead

Definition of forge ahead in English:

1Move forward or take the lead in a race.
Example sentences
  • Beckingsale attacked on the strength sapping drag on lap 5 and only Stander could match him and together they forged ahead of the chasing trio.
advance rapidly, progress quickly, make rapid progress, increase speed
1.1Continue or make progress with a course or undertaking: the government is forging ahead with reforms
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  • But local leaders are forging ahead with the stadium plan, no matter how many holes it has in it, with or without public support.
  • U.S. historians might find a brighter future in having a surer sense of self, being unapologetically who they are, and forging ahead with the recruitment and training of successors while there is still time.
  • San Francisco also has a number of museums showing historic art that, despite the economic downturn, are forging ahead with new building projects designed by high-profile architects.
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