Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) suggest/state something, give (effort)
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put forth plans/effort
To 'put forth' something usually means to suggest it. You can put forth a plan or a proposal for example. When you're talking about plants growing you can say a plant or tree 'put forth' leaves, shoots or buds. If you publish or circulate something you can say you put forth a publication. This is a phrasal verb more suited to formal speaking or writing.
Social Examples (Advance)
The coach felt that his star player was capable ofputting forth a lot more effortin training than he had been doing, and told him that he needed to liven up.
After thinking it over carefully, sheput forth her solution tothe mathematical problem.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The government put forth a number of plansfor dealing with London's traffic problems. They felt that the issue required a multi-pronged approach.
I have put forth what I think is a strong candidate for the role.
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