push past

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push past (someone or something)

to force one's way past someone or something. (Considered a rude act.) Nick pushed past the others and made himself first in line. I pushed past the gate and went right in.
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She said: "Sophie said 'Excuse me, don't push past me' or something along those lines.
He also noted that many of the new plants are large models powered by 6,000-hp or larger motors, as the world's scrap recyclers push past more than 100 million tons of shredded scrap produced annually.
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Learning how to push past the rejection and disappointment that undoubtedly lie ahead, dig deep inside and find your drive.
Coventry fought hard against a resilient Blues side and were rewarded when neat play from Ziggy Gowlett caught their opponents on the break, allowing Brace to push past the keeper, who had come off her line.
Reeking of alcohol, the dad-of-three, from Stirling, twice tried to push past court cop John Gault.
These changes allowed so-called industry lightweights, such as Dell, to push past Sun.
The book aims to push past boundaries to encourage exploration of new ideas and to trust and develop your own aesthetic abilities.
But if you are to reach your objectives, you must find it within yourself to push past that fear and start working toward them anyway.
The network executives are unwilling to push past common themes and characters when it comes to blacks and other ethnic minorities.
Huge amounts of pressure build up as the plates try to push past one another.
Malignant cells must first push past the barrier of connective tissue between cell layers, then weather the body's immune attack, then successfully colonize new sites.
With OEM and independent retail clients around the globe, Lucidiom is the cornerstone of the "Go Beyond" digital photography movement, encouraging and enabling retailers to push past the revenue dip caused by decreasing film sales and establish profitable and varied photo category offerings.
But the disagreement turned violent and, in trying to push past her, he grabbed her hair and kneed her in the head.
The attack happened at Moorfields station at around 9pm on Saturday March 28, when a man tried to push past the member of staff at the ticket barrier.