Phrasal Verbs

put forward (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb put forward (1)


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


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

a. excuse

b. suggestion

c. anger
a) excuse b) suggestion c) anger

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