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How to use push off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
In Afghanistan, there was a push to take back the southern province Helmand.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Doubling down on Schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Idioms and Phrases with push off
Also, shove off. Leave, set out, depart, as in The patrol pushed off before dawn, or It's time to shove off. This usage alludes to the literal meaning of a person in a boat pushing against the bank or dock to move away from the shore. [Colloquial; early 1900s]