urge forward

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There were no touchline theatrics, just the odd tactical message to the players and the occasional urge forward. On the final whistle he coolly clenched his fists and applauded the Holte End for their contributions.
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.