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push through

(transitive) to compel to accept: the bill was pushed through Parliament
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Ferns grew among decaying vegetable matter in masses difficult to push through.

    Tropic Days E. J. Banfield
  • When you have the front to push through the plate glass, you see me first.

    Torchy Sewell Ford
  • The lad has to hunt for the nest, to climb for it or push through thorns, and may be pricked by brambles and stung by nettles.

    Nature Near London Richard Jefferies
  • Why didn't you push through and get hold of the treasure at the first?

    Hurricane Island H. B. Marriott Watson
  • The town of Ustrinum was so thronged with fugitives from Rome that it was difficult to push through the crowd.

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