Definition of push ahead in English:

push ahead

phrasal verb

  • Proceed with or continue a course of action.

    ‘he promised to push ahead with economic reform’
    • ‘She questioned the wisdom of the U.S. pushing ahead with a programme for which there is little or no scientific basis that it will be successful and which would be astronomically expensive.’
    • ‘As for the future, En Foco will continue to push ahead with more emphasis on the journal.’
    • ‘But with China pushing ahead with development on its side, and near the border, Japan worries that the resources on its side will be affected.’
    • ‘He said that it was important to establish a new use for the site quickly, but this would not inhibit the council from pushing ahead with plans to help the 260 Thrall workers find new jobs.’
    • ‘Now the Food Standards Agency Scotland is pushing ahead with legislation that will force manufacturers to disclose any traces of the most dangerous dozen ingredients of food.’
    • ‘Coca-Cola continues to push ahead with the establishment of more local bottling plants.’
    • ‘Since then the Town has continued to push ahead with the project on its own.’
    • ‘The county council is pushing ahead with plans to introduce by-laws increasing the speed limit on its section of the same road from 80 kmph to 100 kmph.’
    • ‘Instead of pushing ahead with a compulsory scheme in the short term, the Government will introduce draft legislation in the Queen's speech this month as the first step towards a voluntary system.’
    • ‘The Scottish Executive, however, attracted the bulk of criticism for increasing stress on teachers by pushing ahead with a policy of reducing the number of pupils being excluded from school.’