force+a+way+into

  • 1 force your way — to move ahead by pushing and making people move out of your way They forced their way into the room. He forced his way through the crowd. • • • Main Entry: ↑force …

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  • 2 elbow\ one's\ way\ into — • elbow one s way into • elbow one s way out of v. phr. To force entry into a place by using one s elbows. The bus was so crowded that, in order to get off in time, we had to elbow our way to the exit door …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 3 elbow one's way into — or[out of] {v. phr.} To force entry into a place by using one s elbows. * /The bus was so crowded that, in order to get off in time, we had to elbow our way to the exit door./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 elbow one's way into — or[out of] {v. phr.} To force entry into a place by using one s elbows. * /The bus was so crowded that, in order to get off in time, we had to elbow our way to the exit door./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 way — I UK [weɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms way : singular way plural ways *** Other words meaning way: method a way of doing something that involves following a detailed plan: He has his own method of making coffee. means a way that makes it… …

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  • 7 force — [fôrs, fōrs] n. [ME < OFr < VL * fortia, * forcia < L fortis, strong: see FORT1] 1. strength; energy; vigor; power 2. the intensity of power; impetus [the force of a blow] 3. a) physical power or strength exerted against a person or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 force — ► NOUN 1) physical strength or energy as an attribute of action or movement. 2) Physics an influence tending to change the motion of a body or produce motion or stress in a stationary body. 3) coercion backed by the use or threat of violence. 4)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 force — force1 W1S3 [fo:s US fo:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(military)¦ 2¦(military action)¦ 3¦(violence)¦ 4¦(physical power)¦ 5¦(natural power)¦ 6¦(organized group)¦ 7¦(strong influence)¦ 8¦(powerful effect)¦ 9 join/combine forces (with somebody/something) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 force — 1 noun 1 MILITARY a) (C) a group of people who have been trained to fight in a war: forces loyal to President Aquino | a highly efficient fighting force b) the forces the army, navy, and air force: Both her sons are in the forces. c) (U) military …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 force — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)s[/t]] ♦ forces, forcing, forced 1) VERB If someone forces you to do something, they make you do it even though you do not want to, for example by threatening you. [V n to inf] He was charged with abducting a taxi driver and forcing… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 force */*/*/ — I UK [fɔː(r)s] / US [fɔrs] noun Word forms force : singular force plural forces 1) a) [uncountable] physical strength, or violence They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest. by force: The army took control of the region… …

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  • 13 force — force1 [ fɔrs ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical strength ▸ 2 group of police, etc. ▸ 3 influence ▸ 4 scientific effect ▸ 5 military ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount physical strength or violence: They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 force — I n. compulsion violence 1) to apply, resort to, use force 2) to renounce (the use of) force 3) armed; brute; deadly; moral; physical; spiritual force military power 4) to marshal, muster, rally one s forces; to join forces with 5) armed,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 way — n. path, route 1) to blaze, clear, pave, prepare; smoothe the way for (to pave the way for reform) 2) to take the (easy) way (out of a difficult situation) 3) to lead; point, show the way 4) to edge; elbow; fight; force; hack; jostle; make;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 force — ▪ I. force force 1 [fɔːs ǁ fɔːrs] noun 1. [countable] a group of people who have been trained and organized for a particular purpose: • Our division has expanded its sales force (= the people in a company who sell the company s products ) to 160 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 way — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ ways 1) N COUNT: oft N of ing, N to inf If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it. Freezing isn t a bad way of… …

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  • 18 way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 force — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *fortia, from Latin fortis strong Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) strength or energy exerted or brought to bear ; cause of motion or change ; active power < the forces of nature …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 force — force1 noun 1》 physical strength or energy as an attribute of action or movement.     ↘Physics an influence tending to change the motion of a body or produce motion or stress in a stationary body. 2》 coercion backed by the use or threat of… …

    English new terms dictionary