v. 推（进）; 按; 力劝; 督促; 迫使…（生气）; 推销; 贩卖; 挺近; 推行; 冒险
n. 推; 进攻; 坚定的努力; 激励
When you push something, you use force to make it move away from you or away from its previous position.
The woman pushed back her chair and stood up...
They pushed him into the car.
If you push through things that are blocking your way or push your way through them, you use force in order to move past them.
I pushed through the crowds and on to the escalator...
Dix pushed forward carrying a glass...
If an army pushes into a country or area that it is attacking or invading, it moves further into it.
One detachment pushed into the eastern suburbs towards the airfield...
The army may push southwards into the Kurdish areas.
To push a value or amount up or down means to cause it to increase or decrease.
Any shortage could push up grain prices...
The government had done everything it could to push down inflation...
If someone or something pushes an idea or project in a particular direction, they cause it to develop or progress in a particular way.
We are continuing to push the business forward...
The government seemed intent on pushing local and central government in opposite directions.
If you push someone to do something or push them into doing it, you encourage or force them to do it.
She thanks her parents for keeping her in school and pushing her to study...
James did not push her into stealing the money...
If you push for something, you try very hard to achieve it or to persuade someone to do it.
Britain's health experts are pushing for a ban on all cigarette advertising...
Germany is pushing for direct flights to be established.
If someone pushes an idea, a point, or a product, they try in a forceful way to convince people to accept it or buy it.
Ministers will push the case for opening the plant...
She knew enough about publishing to know that they could push a hundred thousand copies into the bookshops.
When someone pushes drugs, they sell them illegally.
She was sent for trial yesterday accused of pushing drugs.
If you say that someone is pushing it, you mean that their actions or claims are rather excessive or risky.
I think that he was pushing it a bit when he said it was the best stadium in the world.
If you get the push or are given the push, you are told that you are not wanted any more, either in your job or by someone you are having a relationship with.
Two cabinet ministers also got the push.
1. the act of applying force in order to move something away;
2. the force used in pushing;
3. enterprising or ambitious drive;
4. an electrical switch operated by pressing a button;
5. an effort to advance;
1. move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
2. press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action;
3. make publicity for; try to sell (a product);
4. strive and make an effort to reach a goal;
5. press against forcefully without being able to move;
6. approach a certain age or speed;
7. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;
8. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs);
9. move strenuously and with effort;
10. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;
further, advance, promote, contribute, push
propel, push, shove, thrust
push around 【非正式用语】
push off 【非正式用语】
at a push
get (或 give someone) the push (或 shove)
push at (或 against) an open door
push the boat out
push someone's buttons
pushing up the daisies
push one's luck
when push comes to shove
push someone around (或 about)
I wish she would stop annoying us and push off.
If you push the car, I'll steer it.
Don't carry [ push ] the joke too far at others.
If you always push him too hard, he may make mistakes.
Some young people push their parents aside after their marriage.