French translation of 'shove'
1. (= push) pousser
to shove sb out of the way écarter qn en le poussant
He shoved me out of the way. Il m’a écarté en me poussant.
2. (= put) fourrer
He shoved a cloth in my hand. Il m’a fourré un torchon dans la main.
Everyone was pushing and shoving. Tout le monde se bousculait.
to give sb/sth a shove pousser qn/qch
if push comes to shove (informal) au pire
Phrasal verbsshove off
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Example Sentences Including 'shove'
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You had to shove them to one side while you were swimming.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
To get first gear you had to go into second gear first and then shove it forwards hard.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You shove open the door with your shoulder and the chunky metal sheet opens with a faint click.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He did neither, but sat down hard when she shoved at his shoulders.SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)
Got into shoving match with Weimann.The Sun (2013)
The opposition hooker just has to shove.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Then we entirely make up a twelfth one and shove it in there somewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When push comes to shove you have to beat your opposite number.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When push comes to shove, his mindset is the same.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
When we got to the ground he just shoved me into the dressing room and left me.The Sun (2015)
I was too slow to get going and this driver jumped out of his car and shoved me off my bike.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They were all shoving one another in the pool.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
My attacker opened the door and shoved me inside.The Sun (2007)
There was much pushing and shoving and the audience loved it.The Sun (2007)
They had to just pull and shove until she worked free.The Sun (2013)
A security team attempted to stop them from entering and a shoving match ensued.Christianity Today (2000)
Something so appalling had already happened to her and then the person she turned to for help shoved her away.EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)
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British English: shove VERB
If you shove someone or something, you push them with a quick, violent movement.
He shoved her out of the way.
He shoved through the crowd.
Translation of shove from the Collins English to French Dictionary