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push down

1. To shove, thrust, or press someone or something forcibly downward. A noun or pronoun can be used between "push" and "down." His older brother kept pushing him down so he couldn't reach the toy on the shelf. I keep pushing down the lid, but it won't stay shut.
2. To shove, thrust, or press someone or something forcibly down and into something. A noun or pronoun is used between "push" and "down." I pushed the bag of money down the drain pipe so the police wouldn't find it. Investigators believe someone pushed the poor woman down the well.
See also: down, push
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

push someone or something down

to force someone or something downward. Every time he tried to get up, the other boys pushed him down again. I pushed down the button and the machine began to operate.
See also: down, push
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Baleka was a brave girl, and she swam bravely; but the water pushed her down below me, and I could do nothing to help her.
She said Tanzila started screaming and ran towards the rooftop after which Bilal pushed her down the building.
He is also said to have pushed her down by her shoulders and lifted up her pyjama top to expose her .
Nelle (Chloe Lanier) previously told him that his mother intentionally pushed her down the stairs to hurt the baby.
JUDGES have adjourned the trial of a man who allegedly bit a woman on the face and pushed her down a flight of stairs during a mugging in her apartment building.
The city's magistrates court heard he also pushed her down stairs on April 15.
When Miss Hayes, a mother of four, arrived home in the early hours he stopped her from entering the house, pushed her down on two occasions causing her to hit her head on concrete, and threw two rubbish bags at her.
Burroughs punched the victim with a closed fist and pushed her down the stairs.
EastEnders (7.30pm) Peter pays Glenda a visit, angry about Ian's affair, but the confrontation backfires when she accuses him of being the one who pushed her down the stairs.
The robber pushed her down and kicked her head several times.
Anthony Robert Needs broke a pint glass over Jenna Evans' head and then pushed her down a flight of stairs outside the reception hall at Caerphilly Conservative Club.
"The prosecution say that at that moment the defendant lost his temper with her and took hold of her and pushed her down the stairs.
He pushed her down and snatched her handbag before reaching into the car and taking the cash.
The new resident was crying out in pain and told the PCA that the woman had pushed her down. (This incident happened early in the morning when there wasn't yet a nurse on duty.) The PCA assisted the new resident to her bed until she felt better, and then helped transfer her to a wheelchair and took her to breakfast.
Then, she said, Aizlewood approached her and pushed her down the stairs.