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Synonyms for put forward

put before

insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

propose as a candidate for some honor

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In the smoking-room, after dinner, the Colonel put forward the view that Miss Schlegel had jumped it out of devilry.
Four secret interrogatories--and even during the last, when your personality was put forward.
Edricson, that you will command my guidon-bearer to put forward my banner.
which took place as the coach rolled along lazily by the river side) that though Miss Rebecca Sharp has twice had occasion to thank Heaven, it has been, in the first place, for ridding her of some person whom she hated, and secondly, for enabling her to bring her enemies to some sort of perplexity or confusion; neither of which are very amiable motives for religious gratitude, or such as would be put forward by persons of a kind and placable disposition.
Holmes seemed struck by the theory thus put forward, and he continued to walk up and down for some time, lost in thought and consuming cigarette after cigarette.
There is something to be said for the theory of suicide which you have put forward.
So I will, and so in fairness I require to have that plainly put forward.
Jones put forwards as fast as he could, notwithstanding all these hints and cautions, and poor Partridge was obliged to follow; for though he hardly dared to advance, he dared still less to stay behind by himself.
Renfrewshire South MSYP Stirling McGee put forward a motion to council that would see young people in the area involved in the development of the personal, social and health education approach in schools.
A PROPOSAL to build petrol stations using social insurance funds to benefit retirees is being put forward this week.
While referring to certain proposals put forward by members of thedelegation, the Governor said, special emphasis is put on promotion of education including the technical training of youth of FATA to enable them to serve the country in a better way.
Many members stated that the site is on an accident blackspot and objections had also been put forward by Warwickshire County Council's highways department to the development on grounds of safety and insufficient car parking.
The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr will put forward savings certificates in dollars to attract the savings of Egyptians working abroad within days.
Yavor Notev's nomination to enter it was put forward by Ataka last week, when the committee <a href="http://www.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has agreed to run for presidency after his party Nur Otan proposed to put forward his candidacy.