forge ahead

forge ahead
UK US forge ahead
Phrasal Verb with forge({{}}/fɔːdʒ/ verb [T]
to become more successful: »

The country's housing market is still forging ahead, according to their biggest mortgage lender.

to suddenly increase in value by a large amount: »

The mobiles group continued to forge ahead, and rose 4% for a two-session gain of 8%.

to make an effort to achieve something in a short time: forge ahead with sth »

Regardless of the uncertainty, she plans to forge ahead with her career.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • forge ahead — index continue (persevere), endure (last), keep (continue), progress, resume Burton s Legal Th …   Law dictionary

  • forge ahead — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms forge ahead : present tense I/you/we/they forge ahead he/she/it forges ahead present participle forging ahead past tense forged ahead past participle forged ahead 1) to make strong steady progress Export… …   English dictionary

  • forge ahead — PHRASAL VERB If you forge ahead with something, you continue with it and make a lot of progress with it. [V P with n] He again pledged to forge ahead with his plans for reform... [V P] The two companies forged ahead, innovating and expanding …   English dictionary

  • forge ahead (with something) — ˌforge aˈhead (with sth) derived to move forward quickly; to make a lot of progress quickly • The company is forging ahead with its plans for expansion. • Quick learners should be allowed to forge ahead. Main entry: ↑forgederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • forge ahead — ADVANCE RAPIDLY, progress quickly, make rapid progress, increase speed, put a spurt on. → forge * * * move forward or take the lead in a race ■ continue or make progress with a course or undertaking the government is forging ahead with reforms …   Useful english dictionary

  • forge ahead — Synonyms and related words: be in front, be the front runner, crowd, drive, drive on, go ahead, go all out, go slow, head, head up, hustle, inch forward, lead, make things hum, muddle through, pioneer, press forward, press on, push, push forward …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forge ahead — take the lead or make progress. → forge …   English new terms dictionary

  • forge ahead — Jack s horse forged ahead and took the lead Syn: advance rapidly, progress quickly, make rapid progress, increase speed …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • forge ahead — verb To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan) …   Wiktionary

  • forge ahead — to make very good or rapid progress against all resistance; to develop or improve quickly …   Idioms and examples

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