One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In or to a conspicuous or leading position.‘the succession issue came to the fore’
predominant, most important, of greatest importance, to the fore, foremost, top, dominant, preponderant, principal, leading, greatest, chief, main, paramount, majorView synonyms
- ‘Like it or not, these issues of identity will come to the fore in the inevitable euro referendum.’
- ‘When the players compiled their list this time round, many of the same issues returned to the fore.’
- ‘Nowhere in the play do readership issues come to the fore more strikingly than in the five choral odes.’
- ‘It is important that we not only recognise but celebrate our heritage and this is just way of bringing it to the fore.’
- ‘When work amongst women is taken seriously then many more women will come to the fore and take leading positions.’
- ‘At no time in history has the issue of human rights come to the fore as in the current era.’
- ‘Already the Italian has ridden to the fore in major World Cup races in the current campaign.’
- ‘I dare say over the coming few weeks you will see those issues come out to the fore.’
- ‘There is a valid reason for bringing such critical questions to the fore at the outset itself.’
- ‘They are brought to the fore only on rare occasions like when you make a trip back home.’
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