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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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