Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) the most advanced or notable position
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    • at the forefront of the campaign/drive/effort/mind
  • Analysis

    Something at the forefront is in the most important or comment position or place in a space, painting or photograph. If you are in the forefront you are the focus of attention.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. Recent high-profile attacks have brought international terrorism to the forefront of media attention. It is receiving wall-to-wall coverage.
    2. I have been at the forefront of this campaign for a number of years but now I feel it's time to step down.
    3. The woman at the forefront of the photograph is my great aunt.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The company are at the forefront of the drive to reduce carbon emissions, and have been widely praised for their environmental efforts.  
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. A wide range of quality, affordable products, all made in Ireland, have seen the business grow from humble beginnings to the forefront of the domestic cosmetics market.
    2. Products displayed at the forefront receive 70% more customer attention than items placed elsewhere.
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