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push through

verb
1.
(transitive) to compel to accept: the bill was pushed through Parliament
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • When you have the front to push through the plate glass, you see me first.

    Torchy Sewell Ford
  • Why didn't you push through and get hold of the treasure at the first?

    Hurricane Island

    H. B. Marriott Watson
  • He edged away towards his horse and heard her push through the bushes to hers.

    Colonial Born G. Firth Scott
  • No Englishman ever endeavours to push through a gate that is always bolted.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • If it is too thin the stylus point is likely to push through it.

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