go forward

idiom

: to continue doing something : to proceed
I don't want to go forward without a contract.

Examples of go forward in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the plan described by the President does go forward, Israelis will likely have very mixed feelings. Dan Raviv, TIME, 1 June 2024 Special Judge Frances Gull had originally sided with prosecutors, who argued the hearings should go forward as scheduled. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 20 May 2024 Trump originally argued that a trial should not go forward before the fall election, but conceded that August would be feasible, should the judge decide to proceed. Robert Legare, CBS News, 3 Apr. 2024 But a Superior Court judge ruled last year that part of the case could go forward, examining whether Williams violated her fiduciary duty and should make restitution. Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2024 The battery charge that will go forward pertains to an allegation that Mahomes, 23, pushed a 19-year-old waiter at the same restaurant. Mike Hendricks, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024 Communities deserve advance notice of high-impact projects and a real voice before such projects go forward. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Feb. 2024 Earlier this month, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled that the case will go forward, PEOPLE confirmed. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 12 Feb. 2024 Judge Elihu Berle of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County ruled Friday that one set of claims under California’s Equal Pay Act, which affect 8,900 women who worked for Disney, could go forward as a class action. Robbie Whelan, WSJ, 9 Dec. 2023

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“Go forward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20forward. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

go forward

intransitive verb
went forward; gone forward; going forward
: to proceed with a lawsuit or a matter in a lawsuit
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