elbow (one's way) through

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elbow (one's way) through

To force one's way through (a crowd or crowded place) by or as by pushing other people with one's elbows. The party was so packed with people that I had to elbow through just to get to the bathroom! We had to elbow our way through the crowd to board the train on time.
See also: elbow, through
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