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push (someone, something, or an animal) into something
to guide, shove, or press someone, something, or an animal inside of something. I pushed the lawn mower into the garage and closed the door. I opened the garage door and pushed the dog in.
push someone or something into someone or something
to cause someone or something to bump into someone or something. Todd accidentally pushed Marlene into Bill. I pushed the lawn mower into the tree by accident.
push someone into somethingand push someone in
to force someone into a situation; to force someone to do something. They are trying to push me into signing the contract. Please don't push me into it! You pushed me in!