be pushing (an age)

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be pushing (an age)

To be approaching a particular age. I was never sore after my work-outs until I was pushing 40.
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be ˌpushing ˈ40, ˈ50, etc.

(informal) be nearly 40, 50, etc. years old: My grandmother’s pushing eighty but she’s as fit as ever.
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Last month, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj had announced that he was pushing back his film, starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan.
He explained that the area was thriving due to its diverse community and he was pushing to get authorities to recognise the high street as a business region.
He explained that the area was thriving due to its diverse community, and he was pushing to get authorities to recognise the high street as a business region.
He had also scotched the perception that he was pushing for an alliance with the BJP with ulterior motive.
The saddest part of that race was that I was pushing a jogging stroller.
I was pushing hard in Monaco but the set-up was wrong and the rear wheels locked up when they shouldn't.