Definition of take something forward in English:

take something forward


  • Take responsibility for dealing with a task or developing a project.

    ‘he's designed a potentially successful product and we're doing all we can to help him take it forward’
    • ‘They came to the meeting armed with separate proposals for how to take the company forward.’
    • ‘We talked about a meeting with the applicants to take it forward.’
    • ‘It doesn't have the support within the community to take it forward.’
    • ‘Come and discover how you can take your studio forward.’
    • ‘Its firm evidence will help us take the agenda forward.’
    • ‘Many of the papers in this special issue take this theme forward.’
    • ‘I just feel the position needs a younger person who can take it forward.’
    • ‘All they need to know is that he's the right man - probably the only man - to take the company forward.’
    • ‘'Both leaders reiterated their pledge to take forward the dialogue process', he said.’
    • ‘You'll be required to take client briefs, present your ideas and then take them forward with any changes.’
    deal with, cope with, see to, address, manage, organize, orchestrate, make arrangements for, sort out, handle, take care of, take charge of, take responsibility for, take in hand, take forward, take up, undertake, tackle, give one's attention to, apply oneself to
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