put forward
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put forward(
poot
 
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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 present)
a. presentar
The task force is scheduled to put forward a plan for balancing the budget this Friday.Está programado que el grupo de trabajo presente un plan para equilibrar el presupuesto este viernes.
b. proponer
Kelly put forward a plan to plant more trees in the community with help from local businesses.Kelly propuso un plan para plantar más árboles en la comunidad con ayuda de los negocios locales.
c. hacer
The leadership team is implementing every suggestion I put forward.El equipo de liderazgo está implementando todas las sugerencias que hice.
2. (to nominate or apply)
a. presentar
Mario put his brother forward for the job opening at his company.Mario presentó a su hermano para el puesto vacante en su compañía.
b. proponer
Donald put his sister forward as a candidate for the federal judiciary.Donald propuso a su hermana como candidata para la judicatura federal.
c. postular
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Fred put himself forward as a candidate for parliament.Fred se postuló como candidato al parlamento
3. (to make earlier)
a. adelantar
The boss is leaving for Amsterdam on Friday, so we put the meeting forward to Thursday.El jefe sale para Ámsterdam el viernes, por lo que adelantamos la junta para el jueves.
4. (to advance the time on a clock)
a. adelantar
People put their clocks forward in the spring in many countries around the world.La gente adelanta los relojes en primavera en muchos países del mundo.
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put 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. (plan, theory, candidate)
a. proponer
2. (proposal)
a. presentar
3. (clock, time of meeting)
a. adelantar
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put forward
transitive verb
1 (propose) [+theory, idea] presentar
the idea was first put forward by Weber
[+plan, proposal] presentar; proponer
he has put forward new peace proposals
[+suggestion] hacer; [+argument] presentar; [+opinion] dar; [+name, candidate] proponer
he put his name forward as a candidate Mr Ryzkhov put his name forward for the presidency the organization put forward eight candidates for the NUS executive
to put o.s. forward for a job presentarse como candidato para un puesto
2 (make earlier) [+clock, meeting, starting time] adelantar
to put a clock forward one hour adelantar un reloj una hora
don't forget to put your clocks forward tonight esta noche no olviden adelantar sus relojes
the meeting was put forward (by half an hour) to 2 pm la reunión se adelantó (media hora) a las 2 de la tarde
it was decided to put forward the presentation
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