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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyplough ahead
he/she/itploughs ahead
present participleploughing ahead
past tenseploughed ahead
past participleploughed ahead
  1. to continue to do something that may involve problems or that other people are opposing

    Their decision to plough ahead before safety checks had been made was strongly criticized.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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