push+one's+way

  • 1 push one's way — force oneself through …

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  • 2 fight one's way — force one s way, push through …

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  • 3 elbow one's way — push through, ram through, force oneself through, shove others aside with or as if with the elbows …

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  • 4 force one's way — push through, forge a path …

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  • 5 wedge one's way — phrasal : to push or move in or forward in the manner of a wedge wedges his way into the crowd wedged its way into the national market Advertising Age …

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  • 6 bull one's way — phrasal : to move forward against opposition by or as if by the exertion of physical violence : push, shove he bulled his way homeward through the storm …

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  • 7 To elbow one's way — Elbow El bow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elbowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elbowing}.] To push or hit with the elbow, as when one pushes by another. [1913 Webster] They [the Dutch] would elbow our own aldermen off the Royal Exchange. Macaulay. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 8 push — I n. act of pushing 1) to give smb. a push (our car was stuck and they gave us a push) attack 2) a big push 3) a push to (a push to the sea) II v. 1)(d; intr.) ( to shove ) to push against (to push against the door) 2) (d; intr.) to push for ( to …

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  • 9 push — /pʊʃ / (say poosh) verb (t) 1. to exert force upon or against (a thing) in order to move it away. 2. to move (away, off, etc.) by exerting force thus; shove; thrust; drive. 3. to press or urge (a person, etc.) to some action or course. 4. to… …

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  • 10 push — /poosh/, v.t. 1. to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away. 2. to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force; shove; drive: to push something aside; to push the door open. 3. to effect or accomplish by… …

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  • 11 push — [[t]pʊʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to press against (a thing) with force in order to move it away 2) to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force: to push the door open[/ex] 3) to accomplish by pushing: to push one s way through a crowd[/ex] 4) to …

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  • 12 push forward — verb push one s way she barged into the meeting room • Syn: ↑barge, ↑thrust ahead • See Also: ↑barge in (for: ↑barge) • Hypernyms …

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  • 13 push — vb Push, shove, thrust, propel mean to use force upon a thing so as to make it move ahead or aside. Push implies the application of force by a body (as a person) already in contact with the body to be moved onward, aside, or out of the way {push… …

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  • 14 push — [n1] physical force advance, assault, attack, bearing, blow, butt, charge, drive, driving, effort, energy, exerting, exertion, forcing, impact, jolt, lean, mass, nudge, offensive, onset, poke, prod, propulsion, shove, shoving, straining, thrust,… …

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  • 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;… …

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  • 16 push — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nudge, thrust, shove; pressure, exigency; crisis, pinch; informal, endeavor, effort, drive, determination, perseverance, persistence, aggressiveness. See circumstance. v. t. drive, urge, force; propel …

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  • 17 push — v. & n. v. 1 tr. exert a force on (a thing) to move it away from oneself or from the origin of the force. 2 tr. cause to move in this direction. 3 intr. exert such a force (do not push against the door). 4 intr. & tr. a thrust forward or upward.… …

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  • 18 push — v 1. propel, move, actuate, get going, set in motion; drive, trundle, wheel, roll; shove, thrust, pole, stick. 2. press forward, make one s way, squeeze through, wedge, Inf. elbow or shoulder one s way; bulldoze, ram, butt, bunt; crowd, pack,… …

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  • 19 push along — intransitive verb : to push on pushed along on their journey after a rest of a few hours * * * push along (informal) To leave, go on one s way • • • Main Entry: ↑push * * * Brit., informal go away; …

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  • 20 push on — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. keep going, go, make progress; see continue 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To move along a particular course: fare, go, journey, pass, proceed, remove, travel, wend. Idiom: make one s way. See MOVE. II verb See… …

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