plow ahead

phrasal verb

plowed ahead; plowing ahead; plows ahead
: to continue to do something without being stopped by problems or opposition
The city is plowing ahead with plans to demolish the building.

Examples of plow ahead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Congress plows ahead with bill targeting TikTok A bill that would force TikTok's Chinese parent company to sell the social media app or face a ban is expected to pass a House vote Wednesday with sizable bipartisan support. USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2024 Just plowing ahead with an approach for carbon reduction that sounds good, but in the real world simply may not work, ends up helping nobody. Daniel Markind, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Lee Shau Kee’s Henderson Land Development plowed ahead with The Henderson, a 36-story Grade A office tower in the Central business district, as well as a harborfront development that will include commercial space, and a residential project in Kowloon. Tony Spaeth, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Governments around the world, meanwhile, have been plowing ahead with their own chip programs. Ian King, Fortune, 27 Jan. 2024 But this is the future of Google's podcast content, so the company is plowing ahead with it. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 8 Dec. 2023 The Fed could cut rates this year even if the economy plows ahead, as long as inflation kept falling. Christopher Rugaber, Fortune, 11 Dec. 2023 Yet so far, the economy has continued to plow ahead, and inflation is retreating faster than some economists expected. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 14 Dec. 2023 One reason the Fed might be able to cut rates next year, even if the economy plows ahead, would be if inflation kept falling, as expected. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports,, 14 Dec. 2023

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“Plow ahead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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