urge forward

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There were no touchline theatrics, just the odd tactical message to the players and the occasional urge forward.
Davis's story still further--to encompass the growing anti-slavery agitation in 19th-century America and the efforts of free blacks to urge forward the cause of abolition and equality even as the forces of reaction sought to protect the status quo.
A THE spelling should be shoo-in as it comes from horse racing lingo where jockeys "shoo in" - or urge forward - their mounts.