Definition of 'push'
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Ministers in four government departments are pushing the message while on overseas trips. The Sun (2016)Turn over the chicken thighs and push to one side of the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It could also see shareholders push for guidance on when dividends may be increased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You need to push back the wing backs to make them defend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The unexpected move pushed the biggest public inquiry in British history into its most serious crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Something has to push them out and that could happen, quite clearly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some say this could be the push needed to force those who shun the online world into the 21st century. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The two forces had pushed up its costs by 50%, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The foreigners don't work, when push comes to shove. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She did make a limited attempt to push him away but she remained lifeless. The Sun (2016)We need to vote for opposition parties so they can push the government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cut the bottom end at an angle to make pushing them into the ground easier. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You move forward by pushing the ski inside to out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You push one up front because you need to do something different. The Sun (2016)He has also pushed the revaluation of homes into the longest grass. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We need something positive to push this week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Prayer once again is our means of releasing divine power to push back these forces. Christianity Today (2000)He ignored all calls to stop and attempts to push him from the machine. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it pushes you and makes you work harder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can be the one who makes the moves and pushes through obstacles. The Sun (2011)The machine is best entered by pushing one of the movement arms forward. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)There was always a sense there was something pushing at her. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Cheap flights have helped to push the number of foreign visitors to the city to three million last year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The government is attempting to push through a radical restructuring of the probation service before the next general election. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead she thinks the way forward is for ambitious women to push themselves and to change the culture around them. The Sun (2015)He knows he has to push himself to make a great fifth album and reading accomplished poets can only help. The Sun (2011)The fees have been blamed for pushing up the number of personal injury claims leading to higher insurance costs for drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This also pushes the blood pressure up, which can cause headaches. Coping with Angina (1990)Mars gives you a surge of confidence and energy that makes this a productive day and helps you push ambitious plans into action. The Sun (2014)It tests me as a person, forces me to push the boundaries and grow up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Medical groups had been pushing for a minimum price of 50p a unit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'push'
British English: push /pʊʃ/ VERB
When you push something, you press it in order to move it away from you.
I pushed back my chair and stood up.
The men pushed and the horses pulled as they moved the fallen tree.
- American English: push
- Arabic: يَدْفَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: empurrar
- Chinese: 推动
- Croatian: gurati
- Czech: tlačit
- Danish: skubbe
- Dutch: duwen
- European Spanish: empujar
- Finnish: työntää
- French: pousser
- German: schieben
- Greek: σπρώχνω
- Italian: spingere
- Japanese: 押す
- Korean: ...을 밀다
- Norwegian: dytte
- Polish: pchnąć
- European Portuguese: empurrar
- Romanian: a împinge
- Russian: толкать
- Spanish: empujar
- Swedish: skjuta fösa
- Thai: ผลัก
- Turkish: itmek
- Ukrainian: штовхати
- Vietnamese: đẩy
Definition of push from the Collins English Dictionary
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