push out of (something)(redirected from pushes out of)
push out of (something)
1. To extend or protrude outward from something. I could see a bit of bone pushing out of his skin where he broke his ankle. There are a bunch of loose wire pushing out of the back of the unit.
2. To shove, thrust, or press someone or something forcibly outward or out of something. A noun or pronoun is used between "push" and "out." You'll need to push the component out of the bracket before you can work on it. A security guard pushed me out of the VIP section.
3. To force someone out of some position or group. A noun or pronoun is used between "push" and "out." The board of directors secretly began pushing the CFO out of the company due to his political beliefs. The others pushed me out of the organization when I started questioning their agenda.
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push someone or something out of somethingand push someone or something out
to force someone or something out of something. Nick pushed the intruder out of the house. Tony pushed out the intruder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.