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(intr, adverb) to resume one's course; carry on one's way steadily; press on
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Words nearby push on
pushing, push it, Pushkin, push money, push off, push on, push one's luck, pushout, pushover, push paper, pushpin
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Other Idioms and Phrases with push on
Also, press on. Continue or proceed along one's way, as in The path was barely visible, but we pushed on, or It's time to push on to the next item on the agenda. [Early 1700s]
push something on someone. Thrust something on someone for acceptance or attention, as in She's always pushing second helpings on her guests. [Early 1700s]
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