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16 Phrasal Verbs with Push

Here you will learn 16 Phrasal Verbs with Push

Watch this short video lesson and learn 4 phrasal verbs. After that, scroll down and learn 12 more. Enjoy!

Phrasal Verbs with Push

Hi there. 

Welcome to Harry’s World of Words and Phrases and English in a Minute.
 
We’re now looking at phrasal verbs with the verb push.
 
And we’re going to
use prepositions ON, OFF, OVER and AROUND. Okay.
 
So TO PUSH ON means to get on and get something done.
 
Oh I have to push on. I’ve got lots of work to do and I have to be home by 5 o’clock so let’s get moving.
 
PUSH AROUND means to bully somebody up, to get them to do something
 
– Do that.
– Stop pushing me around.
 
Okay. We can PUSH OFF which means will you go away and stop annoying you.
 
Just push off and bother somebody else.
 
And then PUSH OVER means to knock over so that something falls on the ground
 
We can use PUSHOVER as a noun.
 
He isn’t a pushover.
 
Meaning he’s not so easy to persuade or he’s not so easy to get him to change his mind.
 
Okay so phrasal verbs connected with PUSH
 
Push on means to continue or get going
 
Push over means to knock over
 
Push around – to bully and
 
Push off means to go away
 
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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.

PUSH FOR

to try to persuade other people to help you achieve something

Example: The oppostion is trying to push for an early election.

PUSH IN

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.

PUSH AHEAD

to continue trying to achieve something in a determined way

Example: Federation is pushing ahead with plans to terminate his contract.

PUSH ALONG

to go away, to leave (British English, old fashioned)

Example: I’m afraid I’ve got to be pushing along.

PUSH BACK

to reschedule something for a later time/date

Example: Can we push back this meeting by half an hour?

PUSH FORWARD

to reschedule something for an earlier time/date than the original meeting, event

Example: The arrival date has been pushed forward to April.

PUSH ASIDE

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.

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