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Come to the fore   /kəm tu ðə fɔr/   Listen
Come to the fore

Make oneself visible; take action.  Synonyms: come forward, come out, step forward, step to the fore, step up.

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"Come to the fore" Quotes from Famous Books

... delivered with all the authority of superb musicianship and sincerity, one which bade him "go and do likewise," in so far as his limitations permitted. And the many excellent professional chamber music organizations, trios, quartets and ensembles of various kinds which have come to the fore since they began to play offer eloquent testimony with regard to the cultural work of Kneisel and his ...
— Violin Mastery - Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers • Frederick H. Martens

... a Mr. Bradley, really. He didn't come to the fore, then," said the unabashed Captain. "Deuced hard to follow up those ...
— A Phyllis of the Sierras • Bret Harte

... noticeable, the alien element of the fishing colony began to experience a feeling of sharp resentment against the new owner of the Legonia cannery and his wild scheme. But again the foremost citizen had come to the fore and quieted their fears, turning them into open contempt and ...
— El Diablo • Brayton Norton

Words linked to "Come to the fore" :   act, move

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