Translation of forward in Spanish:
- 1 (toward the front)(bend/slope/lean)she rushed forward to greet him
hacia adelantecorrió a saludarlolet's sit further forwardsentémonos más adelantea great leap/step forwardun gran salto/paso (hacia) adelantesee also→ come forward, → step forwardExample sentences
- The ball has to stop at the top of the backswing and change directions to travel forward.
- Just then, the black car in front of us moved forward and disappeared, then it was our turn.
- I turned to face him, finally meeting his gaze before leaning forward and kissing him softly.
- 2 (Nautical)Example sentences
- Then Hayes moved aft, across a passageway to the starboard side of the ship, and forward.
- The submersible is housed in a trunk below the deck of the ship just forward of the bridge.
- The other common merchant ship layout is all holds forward with a superstructure aft.
- 3 (in time) [formal] from this day forwarddesde hoy en adelantesee also→ bring, → carryExample sentences
- But the main thrust of his speech was looking forward to the future of British farming.
- But we think at this time and looking forward to our future that we would like to stay with one team and focus our resources on one team.
- Thus there are very few people who do not look back to the past with a sense of longing or forward to the future with a sense of unease.
- 1 (before noun) 1.1 (in direction)(movement/motion)to buy dollars forward (Business)
hacia adelantecomprar dólares a plazo or a términoExample sentences1.2 (positions) (Military)
de vanguardiaforward line (Sport)Example sentences1.3 (Nautical)
- On the role Baxter has played in dragging British skiing in a forward direction, he is characteristically modest.
- Males sport splashes of black and brown on a forward segment of their front legs.
- The forward direction of the ball is accomplished by the horizontal angle of the cue stick.
de proaExample sentences
- The next three weeks were testing ones for the 7th Battalion, holding a forward position near the Bois de Bavent.
- There was one forward depot for each army formation with one forward battalion to support each front-line corps.
- In the first incident, two rockets were fired at the forward operating base near Khost.
- A door slid open automatically when they approached the forward section of the ship.
- The power of the wave destroys the reinforcement and pounds the ship's forward shields.
- It was in the forward quarter of the ship, with the rest of the rooms nearby.
- 2 (advance) (prices/buying) (Business)a plazoforward planning
a términoExample sentences
- Forward projections indicated an ever-growing development fund gap.
- The lack of integration is partly attributed to the unrealistically low forward estimates of public expenditure outlined in the Government's first budget.
- These valuations are, in turn, based on forward earnings estimates and the level of risk associated with those projections.
- 3 (assertive, pushy) I don't wish to appear forward, but …no quisiera parecer atrevida, pero …Example sentences
- Olivia worries that she was too forward with him, and that he is now judging her because of it.
- Being alone became an annoying state, and those forward women became more attractive to you by the week.
- When he goes on a date with Jane Gallagher, Holden becomes extremely agitated, because Stradlater is extremely forwardwith his dates.
- 1 1.1 (to a different address) please forwardhacer seguirExample sentences1.2 (send) (Business) please forward your price list
le agradeceríamos nos enviara or remitiera su lista de precios [formal]Example sentences
- I received a six-month-old letter that had been forwarded from an old address.
- The letter was forwarded to her current address and she replied to it on September 26, stating that she did indeed want the committee to proceed.
- Thanks to all of you who are forwarding the letters you've sent to the school.
- The warrant will then be sent to the CPS, which will forward the documents to the Israeli authorities.
- We have been trying to forward documents both to the post office box and to the residential addresses given.
- Stan had not responded in writing to George's new accountant, nor had he forwarded the requested documents.
- 2 (advance) [formal](plan/career/interests)
- I see a contradiction, though, as these same people are often also supporters of the corporatocracy, which is largely responsible for forwarding postmodernism.
- Dangerfield was into comedy for the long haul, looking not only to forward his own career, but those of other talented people as well.
- He uses religious, economic, and political discourses in new and clever ways in order to forward his own political aims.
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