elbow aside

elbow aside

To physically push someone away. A noun or pronoun can be used between "elbow" and "aside." Well, I was waiting in line, but then some jerks came along and elbowed me aside! You can't just elbow aside anyone in your way.
See also: aside, elbow

elbow someone aside

to push someone aside with one's elbow or arm. She elbowed the other woman aside and there was almost a fight. The rude woman elbowed aside all the other people.
See also: aside, elbow
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The Ford Ka, Toyota Aygo, Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up, Hyundai i10, Kia Rio, Seat Mii, Skoda Citigo, Renault Twingo, Smart Fortwo, Peugeot 108, and Citroen C1 are a formidable bunch to try to elbow aside.
Is it enough to elbow aside base diesel versions of the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series?
Rudd's immediate job was to elbow aside the perception that Abbott was the voice of the rational centre.
IT'S not often you get the opportunity to inspect the works of great artists like Rembrandt, Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci without having to elbow aside all the other tourists.
The absurdity of the amendments will soon be evident when the new "disabled" elbow aside persons protected by the old ADA.
Alongside China, it is set to elbow aside the US and European nations to become a global economic leader.
I'm thinking back at random, but there was Megan's difficult-to-report piece on what it's like to be gay on campus; Kevin's story about the nondescript College Park musical-instrument warehouse that lures the biggest names in entertainment; Karlena's profile of a hip-hop philosopher; Catherine's portrait of the campus acupuncturist (it had me on pins and needles); Amanda's piece on the Annapolis midshipman who wants to be a soldier; and Grace's profile of Danny's restaurant, where students have to elbow aside the health inspectors.
In the new Institutional Investor ranking, smaller independent research firms manage to elbow aside bigger shops and walk off with the top spots in several sectors:
It seems extremely likely that approaches to the period of this kind are destined to elbow aside older ways of looking at the thematics of the writers Bretz deals with.
But we cannot allow a system in which the rich elbow aside the poor in a wretched free-for-all based on money rather than medical priorities.
But the computer maker is on a stealth mission to elbow aside its ensconced rivals for a bigger piece of the showbiz pie.
Now she's able to elbow aside Sandra Bullock to play the tough US marshal in Out Of Sight, opposite George Clooney.
Add it up, and Microsoft's ability to elbow aside rivals is staggering.
But there are plenty of admirers of Peel who believe that his honed skills as a distributor for the Welsh back line will soon enable him to elbow aside the more physical attributes of his rival.