WORD – 26

Put forward .

To put forward something means – to suggest or propose something – for consideration or for further discussion.

Examples .

  • We should always put forward our points during a group discussion.
  • Communication skills are about how well we put forward our thoughts and ideas to others.

WHEN and HOW to use this phrasal verb .

When talking about giving a suggestion or opinion.

Examples .

  • Every individual should put forward their point when it’s a group discussion.
  • A company’s culture should allow employees to put forward their concerns, so that they are resolved on time.
  • Some executives find it hard to put forward their point in a meeting.
  • I make sure that I put forward my suggestions and ideas in every discussion.
  • You should not hesitate in putting forward your ideas.