push (someone or something) across (something)

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push (someone or something) across (something)

To shove or thrust someone or something from one side of something to another. We had to push the car across the street by hand. He pushed me across the room in my wheelchair.
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push someone or something across (something)

to move or propel someone or something across something. Jill pushed Fred across the ice. He simply could not skate at all. The old car stalled just before the bridge, so we pushed it across.
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Islamabad/Washington -- Pakistan need not kill or capture militants such as members of the Haqqani network that use its territory to launch attacks in Afghanistan but could push them across the border instead, a senior US official said on Friday.
WASHINGTON -- Pakistan need not kill or capture militants such as members of the Haqqani network but could push them across the border instead, a senior U.S.official said.
THE shadows wait patiently for the night to greet them For then the moon will push them across this empty room Empty for you're not here Only the memory of your smile, the remembered sound of your laughter The softer sounds of your breathing as you lay next to me The night winds bringing the echoes of the songs we knew The magic of the lyrics that told of our love Words I always wanted to say but never could My tongue ever-stumbling over the words in my heart The hours are endless now you have gone Moreover, who is to have known of who is to blame ...
In the middle of it all, shocked parents tried to drag their children to safety as women with prams attempted to push them across the cobblestones.
If your boards drag as you push them across your jointer, table or band saw, grab a piece of waxed paper and rub it vigorously on the table.