be pushing (an age)

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be pushing (an age)

To be approaching a particular age. I was never sore after my workouts until I was pushing 40.
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be ˌpushing ˈ40, ˈ50, etc.

(informal) be nearly 40, 50, etc. years old: My grandmother’s pushing eighty but she’s as fit as ever.
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A little part of you does think 'potentially, I am pushing my luck here'.
A little part of you does think 'potentially, I am pushing my luck here' "I am a positive person, I will be as positive as I can, the physios and the medical staff and the coaches are all positive.
I am pushing the case for Peterhead in what will be a highly competitive field.
"It is a healthy position for the manager because as much as I am pushing everyone else is pushing.
That is why I am pushing for the reopening of the Aparri port so that we have access to the progressive neighboring countries.
This is the most likely result and the one I am pushing for in Parliament, and will continue to support regardless of who the new Prime Minister will be.
I am pushing to make sure that Dubai is also one of the largest coffee centers in the world as well," said Ahmad Bin Sulayem, executive chairman of DMCC speaking at Global Business Forum Latin America in Panama City on Tuesday.
However, I strongly oppose vulgarity and am pushing for quality performances to be showcased only.'
"Say I am pushing a kid on a swing," lead researcher Mario Gely said.
"I am pushing the Government to have appropriate regulations in this industry.
(I think if I already think about 2022 elections, I won't be able to do properly the advocacies I am pushing for now because I would already think about the votes I would get.)
"Facilities like this are vitally important for the health and wellbeing of residents, which is why I am pushing for further improvements to aspects like the toilets, showers and potholes in the car park.
"I am having enough games and I am pushing myself more to get forward and the gaffer wants that too, especially at home.
figure By LIZ LUNDI I am pushing the rice and lentils around on my plate, thinking morosely about the last time Chris and I dating and how badly it went, when Chris takes a sip of his wine, sets his glass down and gives me a piercing look.
But the minister said: "The agenda I am pushing is one of equality.