elbow aside

elbow someone aside

to push someone aside with one's elbow or arm. She elbowed the other woman aside and there was almost a fight. The rude woman elbowed aside all the other people.
See also: aside, elbow
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The Ford Ka, Toyota Aygo, Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up, Hyundai i10, Kia Rio, Seat Mii, Skoda Citigo, Renault Twingo, Smart Fortwo, Peugeot 108, and Citroen C1 are a formidable bunch to try to elbow aside.
Is it enough to elbow aside base diesel versions of the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series?
The absurdity of the amendments will soon be evident when the new "disabled" elbow aside persons protected by the old ADA.
Rudd's immediate job was to elbow aside the perception that Abbott was the voice of the rational centre.
IT'S not often you get the opportunity to inspect the works of great artists like Rembrandt, Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci without having to elbow aside all the other tourists.
Alongside China, it is set to elbow aside the US and European nations to become a global economic leader.
Now she's able to elbow aside Sandra Bullock to play the tough US marshal in Out Of Sight, opposite George Clooney.
I'm thinking back at random, but there was Megan's difficult-to-report piece on what it's like to be gay on campus; Kevin's story about the nondescript College Park musical-instrument warehouse that lures the biggest names in entertainment; Karlena's profile of a hip-hop philosopher; Catherine's portrait of the campus acupuncturist (it had me on pins and needles); Amanda's piece on the Annapolis midshipman who wants to be a soldier; and Grace's profile of Danny's restaurant, where students have to elbow aside the health inspectors.
In the new Institutional Investor ranking, smaller independent research firms manage to elbow aside bigger shops and walk off with the top spots in several sectors:
In the new Institutional Investor ranking, smaller independent research firms manage to elbow aside bigger shops and walk off with the top spots in several sectors: New York firms Fulcrum Global Partners in Media, Gerson Lehrman Group in Health Care and International Strategy & Investment Group in Macro; Parsippany, New Jersey's New Vernon Associates in Basic Materials; and Washington-based Precursor Group in Telecommunications.
But we cannot allow a system in which the rich elbow aside the poor in a wretched free-for-all based on money rather than medical priorities.
But there are plenty of admirers of Peel who believe that his honed skills as a distributor for the Welsh back line will soon enable him to elbow aside the more physical attributes of his rival.
It's a tad unfortunate that they had to elbow aside U2 to get there but well - they're today boys, and it could be argued that U2 have been there, done it and got the T-shirt.