Here you will learn 16 Phrasal Verbs with Push.
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Phrasal Verbs with Push
Phrasal Verbs with Push - Infographic
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PUSH SOMETHING ON TO SOMEONE
to force or impose something on to someone when not wanted
Example: They keep pushing all the boring tasks on to the new employee. It is not fair.
to try to persuade other people to help you achieve something
Example: The oppostion is trying to push for an early election.
to move in front of other people who have been waiting in a line for something (British English)
Example: He pushed in in front of me not saying a word.
PUSH SOMETHING UP
to elevate or lift up something
Example: Wages were pushed up and the manufacturing sector lost competitiveness.
PUSH SOMETHING THROUGH
to succeed in getting a law, plan or some proposal officially accepted
Example: Parliament had pushed through a new law.
PUSH SOMETHING DOWN
to move something to a lower level or decrease the value of something
Example: Economic problems have pushed the prices down.
to continue trying to achieve something in a determined way
Example: Federation is pushing ahead with plans to terminate his contract.
to go away, to leave (British English, old fashioned)
Example: I’m afraid I’ve got to be pushing along.
to reschedule something for a later time/date
Example: Can we push back this meeting by half an hour?
to reschedule something for an earlier time/date than the original meeting, event
Example: The arrival date has been pushed forward to April.
to ignore or disregard something
Example: She pushed negative thoughts aside and tried to relax.
PUSH SOMEONE AWAY
to distance yourself from other people, to refuse to be close with them
Example: I keep pushing people away because I’m afraid I may hurt them.