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push along

1. To shove, thrust, or otherwise propel someone or something forward or onward. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "push" and "along." Sarah pushed me along in my wheelchair through the streets of the city. You can push along the shopping cart beside me, if you like.
2. To carry on traveling, moving, or proceeding forward. We pushed along through the dense jungle in the hope of finding our camp before nightfall. Our entire team has been pushing along to get this project finished ahead of Christmas.
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push someone or something along

to apply pressure to move someone or something along. The mother tried to push her child along, but he wouldn't go. Jane pushed the cart along, down the supermarket aisle.
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push along

to move along; to travel along as with a purpose. We must push along. We have a long way to travel before morning. They pushed along at a steady clip until they arrived at their destination.
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GUALISH, Libya: Rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi pressed ahead Thursday with day two of a NATO-backed offensive after seizing a desert hamlet south of Tripoli and reported gains in their push along the coast from the east.
At Normanby, 27 youngsters, aged from just nine months to three years, registered to pedal their trike or push along their favourite toy.
The most recent push along these lines has been targeted at shoppers who frequented stores run by Eckerd Corp.
Gwyneth Paltrow zips around baby Apple around town with one as do Jamie and Louise Redknapp, and even movie hard man Russell Crowe finds the Bugaboo manly enough to push along.
The Italian government is considering extending unemployment benefits to the airline industry in a bid to push along negotiations between Alitalia and workers unions.
I deliberately let the others push along at what was a brisk speed and felt comfortable when it was time to make my attack."
The systems include nerves that govern heart rate and blood vessel constriction, one-way valves in veins, and skeletal muscles that help push along the blood in vessels threading through them.
Now it's back to the national associations and the couple of intergovernmental entities to push along natural rubber.
Mrs Rainbow was delighted with the donation and said it would help push along the running total for the appeal.
"I don't think anybody is married to a number,' Margulies said, 'but there clearly will be a push along those lines.' In 1971, high tax delinquencies led to vacancy decontrol which lasted to 1974.
DRAMA Clip captures car being shunted, and right, Rona Williams PUSH ALONG Car is wedged under front of truck, and right, John Tomlinson
And thanks to its newly-designed front suspension and multi-link rear axle, it really hugs the road when pushed along And push along it can.