forward momentum, esp of a sports team during a match
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How to use go-forward in a sentence
Thinking about, with all that is in the past and the way it shapes the present, how do you go forward into the future?
Among the schemes that did go forward to completion was an offering of mortgage-related securities called Hudson 1.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat | Michael Daly | June 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We are a group that will win the votes to go forward, but we also have to become engaged, which is what this is about.GOP Says ‘Hey Ladies’ But Little Else About Winning Women | David Freedlander | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“It is scheduled to go forward,” NASA spokesman Joshua Buck confirmed.There’s No Cold War in Space for Astronauts and Cosmonauts | Michael Daly | March 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before you go forward to talk about the future,” he says, “you must understand where your adversary comes from.
Slight undulations go forward at the rate of less than half a mile an hour.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The monkey was hypnotized with fear, but he could neither run away, nor go forward, nor come to me.Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
All this day I staid at home with my workmen without eating anything, and took much pleasure to see my work go forward.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
Theroulde broke the stillness with his cry, "Go forward, brave son of a valiant father!"God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Hence the only safe, as well as the only advantageous way out of this confusion is to go forward on the Principle of Prevention.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb