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push along

1. To shove, thrust, or otherwise propel someone or something forward or onward. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "push" and "along." Sarah pushed me along in my wheelchair through the streets of the city. You can push along the shopping cart beside me, if you like.
2. To carry on traveling, moving, or proceeding forward. We pushed along through the dense jungle in the hope of finding our camp before nightfall. Our entire team has been pushing along to get this project finished ahead of Christmas.
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push someone or something along

to apply pressure to move someone or something along. The mother tried to push her child along, but he wouldn't go. Jane pushed the cart along, down the supermarket aisle.
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push along

to move along; to travel along as with a purpose. We must push along. We have a long way to travel before morning. They pushed along at a steady clip until they arrived at their destination.
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References in classic literature ?
So we breakfast in the arms of an easterly slant which pushes us along at a languid twenty.
"They only found out who it was 10 years ago," says my punt chauffeur and tour guide Keiran, as he pushes us along the River Cam, a strenuous activity responsible for his Marvel superhero biceps and a mental bank of Cambridge-related trivia.
"They only found out who it was 10 years ago," says my punt chauffeur and tour guide, Keiran, as he pushes us along the River Cam, a strenuous activity responsible for his Marvel superhero biceps and a mental bank of Cambridge-related trivia.
"We are both targeting top 10 finishes in our class, but club honours are at stake and that certainly pushes us along."