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put someone forward

Definition of put someone forward in English:

Recommend someone as a suitable candidate for a job or position: he put me forward as head of publicity
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  • I have lost count of the times an agency has said that they are putting you forward for a position you are interested in and that's the last you hear from them.
  • To me, he is the obvious candidate and I would put him forward without any hesitation.
  • They first warned all the party members that they shouldn't put me forward as one of the candidates, and yet a lot of people did.
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