Definition of 'push through'
Example sentences containing 'push through'
Big targets lead to more and more people being pushed through less and less valuable qualifications.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He had been instrumental in pushing through the law.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He has also tightened his grip on the judiciary by pushing through laws and restructuring two top courts.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
People are pushing through the door.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He helped push through the law.The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's just one part of a sea change that we are pushing through in the way we support victims.The Sun (2014)
Nor does it remove the need for governments to keep tightening their belts and push through tough austerity measures that are putting a drag on economic growth.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Pace bowlers bore the brunt of his strokes, which ranged way beyond the push through the leg side that has become his signature.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And we welcome government plans to push through new laws that could mean airports being fined tens of millions of pounds for wrecking passengers' journeys.The Sun (2010)
But the Government has wasted the opportunity of strong growth to push through tough changes, he argued.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Only constant watch and an adversarial, not a cosy, relationship with our politicians will really push through these changes.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The President introduced health savings accounts but failed to push through a Bill that would have ended the tax exemption for employer insurance.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Spain, another country that has pushed through tough reforms, is expected to grow faster than any of the leading eurozone economies over the next two years.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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