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push something through

 (something)
1. Lit. to force something to penetrate something. Tony pushed the needle through the cloth, and drew the thread tight. He pushed the needle through just like a tailor.
2. Fig. to force passage of a motion or law. The committee chairman managed to push the bill through the committee. With a little lobbying, they pushed it through.
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push through (something)

to work through or force one's way through something. I pushed through the snow, trying to get to the post office on time. The snow was very deep, but I pushed through.
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push through

v.
1. To force something or someone to penetrate or pass through something: The clerk pushed the envelope through the mail slot.
2. To force or work one's way through something: We pushed through the heavy snow.
3. To get a plan, legislative bill, or some other proposal officially accepted, especially quickly: The senator pushed the bill through Congress.
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