move forward
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move forward(
muv
 
fawr
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wuhrd
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to move towards the front)
a. mover hacia adelante
Can you please move your car forward?¿Puedes mover el auto hacia adelante, por favor?
b. poner más adelante
We should move the smaller figures forward so that they can also be seen.Debemos poner las figuras pequeñas más adelante para que queden también a la vista.
2. (to put forward)
a. adelantar
We have to move the clocks forward on March 27th for daylight savings.El día 27 de marzo tenemos que adelantar los relojes para el horario de verano.
3. (to postpone)
a. atrasar
The director has moved the meeting forward two days.El director ha atrasado dos días la reunión.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
4. (to move towards the front)
a. avanzar
Please keep moving forward.Sigan avanzando, por favor.
b. moverse hacia adelante
If you move a bit forward, there will be more space for people to get through.Si se mueven un poco hacia adelante, la gente tendrá más espacio para pasar.
c. ponerse más adelante
Please feel free to move forward. There are some empty seats in the front row.Pueden ponerse más adelante si quieren. Hay varios sitios vacíos en la primera fila.
5. (to be postponed)
a. atrasarse
You know the game was moved forward, don't you?¿Sabes que atrasaron el partido, verdad?
6. (to make progress; often used with "with")
a. seguir adelante
Jan is trying to move forward with her life after her divorce.Jan está intentando seguir adelante con su vida después del divorcio.
b. avanzar
What else can we do than to move forward with the times?¿Qué otra cosa podemos hacer que avanzar con los tiempos?
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move forward
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (meeting)
a. adelantar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (person, car)
a. avanzar
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move forward
transitive verb
1 avanzar
2 (bring forward) [+date, meeting] adelantar
to move the clocks forward adelantar los relojes
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
adelantarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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