push in


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push in

vb
(intr, adverb) to force one's way into a group of people, queue, etc
Translations

w>push in

vt sep
hineinschieben; (quickly, violently) → hineinstoßen; to push somebody/something in(to) somethingjdn/etw in etw (acc)schieben/stoßen; to push one’s way insich hineindrängen
(= break) window, sides of boxeindrücken
vi (lit: in queue, into room etc) → sich hineindrängen or -drängeln (inf); (fig: = interfere) → sich dazwischendrängen, sich reindrängen (inf); he pushed into the queueer drängelte sich (in der Schlange) vor
References in classic literature ?
I could only get on at all by taking "nature" into my confidence and my account, by treating my monstrous ordeal as a push in a direction unusual, of course, and unpleasant, but demanding, after all, for a fair front, only another turn of the screw of ordinary human virtue.
Says Snell, "I have a push in my heart to keep up Indian cultural values.
We've seen a tremendous push in the beginning of the year, but we've seen a drop-off in applications,'' said Van Nuys immigration attorney Milton G.