elbow aside

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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 2001 Lions tourist had been his country's most consistent forward over recent seasons, but lost his place in the Wales team last year as bigger, heavier back row forwards elbowed him aside.
They have just elbowed him aside to make way for Tyson, who has done nothing to earn his rating since he came out of jail.