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push ahead of

1. To forcibly move to a position in front of someone or something. Someone pushed ahead of me in line at the bank. I wanted to push ahead of the barriers so I could get a better view.
2. To forcibly move someone or something to a position in front of someone or something else. I pushed my son ahead of the other people so he could get an autograph from the famous singer. She pushed the table with her science project in front of the class to demonstrate how it worked.
3. To propel someone or something forward while in front of oneself. I pushed her ahead of me as we made our way through the crowd. The man pushed the shopping card ahead of him through the grocery store.
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push someone or something ahead of someone

to push someone or something forward from behind. I pushed Gerald ahead of me so he could get a better view. Sally pushed the cart ahead of her and filled it from the supermarket shelves.
See also: ahead, of, push
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As for Shane Long, the West Brom hitman's form, pace and goals, could push him ahead of Doyle.
"He is certainly a capable player and you never know he might get an opportunity but it's not my intention to push him ahead of the players that are first-team regulars at the moment.
Club captain Campbell has now returned to full training after over two months out with a trapped nerve in his back, and while he has a slight chance of featuring against the Black Cats Smith is loathe to push him ahead of schedule.
Robson believes Hart's performances for Birmingham, on loan from Manchester City, should push him ahead of David James and Robert Green.
We have to try to get Dragan in as quick as we can, but bear in mind that we don't want to push him ahead of his time.