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put forward (1)

Meaning: to offer an idea, an opinion, a suggestion, etc. for other people to consider

Synonym: suggest, offer

For example:

  • put forward sth He put forward an interesting argument, but no-one was really convinced by it.

  • put sth forward If you have any ideas or suggestions, please feel free to put them forward and they'll be given our full consideration.

  • be put forward Many of the suggestions that have been put forward are excellent.

Nouns often used as objects with
put forward (1): suggestion, opinion, idea, argument, plan, proposal, theory

Quick Quiz:

During the discussion, Louise stood up and put forward her own
  1. excuse
  2. suggestion
  3. anger

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