Definition of 'onwards'
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Only from move 42 onwards did the champion begin to falter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet maybe this is what we have to expect from this point onwards. The Sun (2008)It was right for him to move onwards and upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So give them the space they need now and move onwards and upwards. The Sun (2013)There is no doubt in my mind that he will continue to move that club onwards and upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The blood flowing in her veins assured her that from now onwards she was beyond the reach of choice. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)Players have to come up with an idea of dealing with spin and from that point onwards experience is always key. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No point carrying guilt onwards now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But they go onwards, rumbling towards what may well be at least one trophy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully it's onwards and upwards now. The Sun (2015)From that point onwards, it was an uphill struggle for the visitors. The Sun (2011)We moved swiftly onwards to a less fraught subject, and peace descended. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)From 7.30 onwards now you stumble around in total darkness. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)And the eye moves onwards and inwards, past sartorial accoutrements. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The thrushes will go on singing intermittently from now onwards, but they leave their territories if it turns very cold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you choose this option and remain invested for more than four and a half years you will make a cost saving from that point onwards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)From that point onwards, with target and informer both being followed, it becomes gripping. Times, Sunday Times (2015)From the early 16th century onwards, translations into vernacular languages were increasingly based on the original biblical languages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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