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push it

To be excessively aggressive, demanding, insistent, or immodest. If a student looks like they are struggling, offer help but don't push it—they need to decide for themselves whether they want to avail of it. I actually find his quirky, offbeat humor endearing, so long as he doesn't push it. I'll help you with your project, but don't push it—I've got my own things to be working on.
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push it

Be overly insistent or forward, as in I promise to think over your proposal, but don't push it. This idiom uses push in the sense of "force some activity or issue." [First half of 1800s]
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References in classic literature ?
But when we sorter push it away from us--divorce ourselves from it, so to speak, with lantern light--it becomes an enemy.
5 Floods not harming Carlisle push It's harsh that Carlisle have been forced to leave their flooded home in Cumbria for the time being but more than 3,000 fans followed the club to Preston for Saturday's fine 3-0 win over Notts County.
Unforgettably, McCoy did win it - after 14 failures - in 2010 aboard Don't Push It, trained like Shutthefrontdoor by Jonjo O'Neill, the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner who defied cancer to reach the top as a trainer.
e Note is that car and it's why with a relatively low key marketing push it's become one of Nissan's best-selling vehicles in the UK.
That's a great run at any stage of the season but when you're going into that last push it's great to have that confidence and momentum.
LAST year Tony McCoy had ended his long wait for John Smith's National glory aboard Don't Push It.
HE may have provided Tony Mc-Coy with his 'greatest day in racing' but the champion jockey would happily give up the ride on Don't Push It in this year's John Smith's Grand National.
The Jonjo O'Neill-trained Synchronised (5-1) had preceded Don't Push It's success by winning the Midlands National last March, and it appeared inevitable he would be involved in the finish with McCoy always looking confident.
The pounds 80,000 prize, carried over from Christmas, will not earn the champion jockey the same widespread recognition as his triumph aboard Don't Push It at Aintree last year.
Jackdaws Castle is buzzing after Don't Push It's National victory and the JP McManus silks can be led into the winner's enclosure once again in today's opener.
The result was the best in many years for racing fans as McCoy won the blue riband race at the 15th time of trying on Don't Push It.
The cardboard strip is your "snowboard." Hold the strip at the top of the ramp and then push it down.
Originally published in the wake of Don't Push It's Grand National success, this book has now been updated to take in the final five years of an unparalleled career.
After 14 previous failed attempts the Northern Irishman finally landed the Aintree marathon, when the Jonjo O'Neill-trained Don't Push It powered to victory by five lengths from Black Apalachi.