don't push

don't push

1. I'm already annoyed, so don't aggravate me further. I had a bad day at work, so don't push—just do your chores like I asked.
2. Don't try to pressure or badger me into doing something. I'm just not ready to go to college yet, so don't push!
See also: push

Don't push (me)!

 
1. Lit. I can move on my own, so don't shove me! I can't move any faster than this. Don't push me!
2. Fig. Don't put pressure on me to do something! Sue: You really must go to the dentist, you know. John:Don't push me. I'll go when I'm good and ready.
References in classic literature ?
"Don't push! You can see as well as I," said Retty, the auburn-haired and youngest girl, without removing her eyes from the window.
Rochester: "take the drawings from my hand as I finish with them; but don't push your faces up to mine."
(Nota bene:--I am an average good Christian, when you don't push my Christianity too far.
The layers are fearing a Tiger Roll mauling in Saturday's Randox Health Grand National at Aintree, and in this week-long series we take a look at famous punts in the race A HORSE with good form in the book is not the only ingredient for a major gamble and Don't Push It's Grand National triumph in 2010 had all the hallmarks needed for a celebrated punting tale.
Imaginatively written and charmingly illustrated by Bill Cotter, "Don't Push the Button!
SIR AP McCOY has backed Jonjo O'Neill -- the trainer who gave him his iconic Grand National victory aboard Don't Push It in 2010 -- to win the world's most famous race at Aintree on April 9.
They included an emotional success on Don't Push It in the 2010 Grand National and two Cheltenham Gold Cups.
JONJO O'NEILL branded Don't Push It "an unbelievable horse" after confirming the retirement of the 2010 John Smith's Grand National winner.
TONY McCOY says he will forever be indebted to Don't Push It following the news that the 2010 John Smith's Grand National was retired.
"However, a repeat win for AP McCoy and Don't Push It would have been far more costly, so although last year's winner was placed, along with the well-backed Oscar Time, we're certainly not complaining about this year's result."
BOOKMAKERS fear another pounding if Tony McCoy and Don't Push It win the John Smith's Grand National for the second year running.
TONY McCoy is growing increasingly confident as Don't Push It bids to become the first horse since the legendary Red Rum to taste glory in back-to-back renewals of the John Smith's Grand National.
Meanwhile, Tony McCoy is growing increasingly confident as Don't Push It bids to become the first horse since the legendary Red Rum to taste glory in back-to-back renewals of the Grand National.
If the jockey wins again on Don't Push It the bookies fear a bloodbath.
DON'T Push It will attempt to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-toback John Smith's Grand Nationals when he faces a maximum field at Aintree tomorrow.