push over

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itip düşürmek

w>push over

vt sep
(= pass over, move over)hinüberschieben; (quickly, violently) → hinüberstoßen; to push somebody/something over somethingjdn/etw über etw (acc)schieben/stoßen
(= knock over)umwerfen


(puʃ) verb
1. to press against something, in order to (try to) move it further away. He pushed the door open; She pushed him away; He pushed against the door with his shoulder; The queue can't move any faster, so stop pushing!; I had a good view of the race till someone pushed in front of me.
2. to try to make (someone) do something; to urge on, especially foolishly. She pushed him into applying for the job.
3. to sell (drugs) illegally.
1. a movement of pressure against something; a thrust. She gave him a push.
2. energy and determination. He has enough push to do well in his job.
ˈpush-bike noun
a bicycle that does not have a motor.
ˈpush-chair noun
1. (American stroller) a small wheeled chair for a child, pushed by its mother etc.
2. (also kick-sled) a push-chair on runners (used on snowy ground).
ˈpushover noun
a person or team etc who can be easily persuaded or influenced or defeated. He will not give in to pressure – he is not a pushover; We won the game so easily – it was a real pushover.
be pushed for
to be short of; not to have enough of. I'm a bit pushed for time.
push around
to treat roughly. He pushes his younger brother around.
push off
to go away. I wish you'd push off!
push on
to go on; to continue. Push on with your work.
push over
to cause to fall; to knock down. He pushed me over.
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But Bagshaw is confi-dent his side can keep their own form on an upward curve after a disappointing run He added: "Merthyr are going to be no push overs, but we have got to focus on what we bring to the table really and match them physically.
The Dragons have a nucleus of antipodean players headed by brilliant New Zealand scrum-half Stacey Jones and they will surely prove to be no push overs.
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