be pushing (an age)

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be pushing (an age)

To be approaching a particular age. I was never sore after my work-outs 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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I am pushing back the film by a few months as both of my lead actors are down with different health problems.
That's why I am pushing the modernization of public transport in Manila despite the resistance of the jeepney drivers and operators,' he said.
I am strongly against divorce, instead, I am pushing to make the country's annulment laws be simplified and not anti-poor,' Villanueva said.
In the tumult of conflicting proposals I am pushing for limited amendments: 1) Return to the tried and tested 4-year term of president and VP with one re-election.
All the time I am pushing the nose down, more and more.
I am pushing hard in the weight room with extra work.
Every week there is a bit of a development with my knee, or it's getting better, I can see it and feel I am getting stronger and feel like I am pushing and doing different things.
Lesley Rennie, who represents the Wallasey Ward involved, said: "The Dips are not a designated site for travellers and, as such, I am pushing for swift action to have them removed from here as well.
Whilst this delay is extremely disappointing I am pushing Network Rail to fully support and maintain the December 2017 milestone full electric service on the Edinburgh and Glasgow via Falkirk High route with new, faster, longer Class 385 electric trains.
SNP transport minister Humza Yousaf said after the hearing: "I am pushing Network Rail to fully support and maintain the December 2017 milestone - full electric service with new, faster, longer trains.
I am pushing myself hard this summer, so I'm ready for the big challenge that awaits us.
I am pushing hard in training but a 10-month injury is longer than an ACL, so it's important I just get minutes on the pitch and show the coaches I am back up to full speed.
I'm getting stronger in my upper body and at the same time I am pushing really hard on my legs with the medical team and the fitness squad.
I am pushing for these initiatives because our trade has gone down.
It might not help me, but I am pushing it because it might help someone else.