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push someone or something (away) (from someone or something)

to move or force someone or something away from someone or something. The police pushed the crowd away from the movie star. They pushed away the hecklers from the stage.

push

(oneself) away (from something) to move oneself back and away from something. The skater pushed herself away from the wall. Tom pushed himself away from the table when he had eaten enough.

push

(oneself) by (someone or something) to shove or thrust oneself past someone or something. In a hurry, I pushed myself by the security guard, and almost got arrested for doing so. I pushed by Jane and went in first.

push

1. tv. to approach a particular age (in years). He’s only pushing thirty, but he looks much older.
2. in. to recruit new drug users and sell drugs to them; to deal in drugs. He was pushing for two years before the cops got him.
3. tv. to hype something or someone; to pressure something or someone. The clerk was pushing one brand so hard that I finally bought it.
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Without force, a push or pull, the ball wouldn't move at all, Brancazio says.