push past

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visich vorbeischieben (→ prep obj an +dat); (= move violently)sich vorbeidrängen (→ prep obj an +dat)
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Over and over again, old Mazey had been roused by the admiral's attempts to push past the truckle-bed, or to step over it, in his sleep; and over and over again, when the veteran had reported the fact the next morning, his master had declined to believe him.
When he declined, the attacker tried to push past him, then pulled out a knife and thrust it towards him.
The Scoop6 Spider salutes last week's PS2 betting shop punter for leaving behind the PS227,073 bonus fund to make for combined pools that should push past the PS400,000 mark today.
But as it was meant to be winding down, about 100 youths tried to push past police barricades.
He said that in his reluctance to spend time in police cells, Feehan tried to push past the officer as he tried to arrest him.
Now Long hopes to push past last season's tally of eight goals.
Much like the Olympic athletes we've been inspired by recently, we all need to push past our comfort levels and make our work benefit something greater than ourselves--our country.
This will push past 500,000 when figures for 2007/08, are published today, the Lib Dems said.
Homeless Smith was abusive and attempted to push past the guard.
The push past the St Quentin Canal broke the defensive Hindenburg Line, which had been holding back allied forces throughout the war.
It was the longest run of Tomlinson's career, and it established NFL records for rushing touchdowns with 28 and most consecutive multi- touchdown games with eight, and continued his push past Paul Hornung's 46-year-old NFL scoring record, now with 184 points.
She said: 'Sophie said 'excuse me, don't push past me', or something along those lines.