pushover

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push·o·ver

 (po͝osh′ō′vər)
n.
1. One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
2. Something that is easily done or attained. See Synonyms at breeze1.

pushover

(ˈpʊʃˌəʊvə)
n
1. something that is easily achieved or accomplished
2. a person, team, etc, that is easily taken advantage of or defeated

push•o•ver

(ˈpʊʃˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. anything done easily.
2. an easily defeated person or team.
3. a person who is easily persuaded, influenced, or seduced.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushover - someone who is easily taken advantage of
stooge, yes-man, flunkey, flunky - a person of unquestioning obedience
2.pushover - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
doddle - an easy task
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"

pushover

noun
1. sucker (slang), mug (Brit. slang), stooge (slang), soft touch (slang), chump (informal), walkover (informal), easy game (informal), easy or soft mark (informal) He's a tough negotiator - you won't find him a pushover.
2. (Informal) piece of cake (Brit. informal), breeze (U.S. & Canad. informal), picnic (informal), child's play (informal), plain sailing, doddle (Brit. slang), walkover (informal), cinch (slang), no-brainer (informal), cakewalk (informal), duck soup (U.S. slang), piece of piss (taboo slang) You might think Hungarian is a pushover to learn, but it isn't.
piece of cake challenge, test, trial, undertaking, ordeal, hassle (informal)

pushover

noun
1. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
2. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
Slang: duck soup.
Translations
خَصْم يَسْهُل التَّغَلُّب عَلَيْهِ
snadný soupeř
let bytte
gyerekjátékkönnyû eset
nieka lietavājš pretinieks
slabý protivník
çok kolay işyemlik

pushover

[ˈpʊʃˌəʊvəʳ] N it's a pushoverestá tirado
he was a pushoverera fácil convencerlo or sonsacarlo
I'm a pushover when a woman asks meno resisto cuando me lo pide una mujer

pushover

[ˈpʊʃəʊvər] n
(= easy task) it's a pushover → c'est fastoche
The exam was a pushover → L'examen était fastoche.
(= malleable person) → chiffe f molle
He was a pushover → C'était une chiffe molle.push-up [ˈpʊʃʌp] n (mainly US)pompe f
to do push-ups → faire des pompes

pushover

[ˈpʊʃˌəʊvəʳ] n (fam) it's a pushoverè un gioco da ragazzi
she's a pushover → si lascia convincere facilmente

push

(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.
noun
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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The impressive Aussie pack is boosted by the return of Scott Sio and we like the idea of a pushover try for Sekope Kepu, above, (28/1 at any time with Corals).
They seemed to have taken control as Chris Bale's pushover try eclipsed another penalty for a 15-13 lead but Richards slotted home again to give Street the edge moving into the final minute.
Then in quick succession playercoach Chris Stone and No8 Nick Faulkner went off injured and the home pack drove through for a converted pushover try.
He never lets me forget 1984, 28-9, a massive Wallaby win over Wales in Cardiff that included their dreaded pushover try.
STOURBRIDGE 17 SEDGLEY PARK 17 STOUR produced a late pushover try to snatch a share of the points following a pulsating contest against stubborn Sedgley Park.
As early as the fifth minute Kendal took the lead with a trade mark catch and maul pushover try but failed to convert.
More forward pressure saw Regan touchdown a pushover try, but RGC showed fighting spirit.
Bro responded with a pushover try before Ruthin took control with five further tries, all converted by Bennett.
Broadstreet again used forward power to force a scrum close to Hales line which they drove over for a pushover try, converted to make it 10-7 at half-time.
Home centre Ryan Lee reduced the deficit by going over in the corner but the visitors had their bonus point in the bag before the break thanks to a pushover try by number eight Dan Crimmins and a smart finish by full-back Tom Williams.
But Williams got a three-pointer before a yellow card for Cardiff's Shaun Powell resulted in a pushover try for No 8 Dan Godfrey.
John Dixon opened the scoring with a pushover try and Mark Fenwick added a second, stealing the ball at a line out and crashing through to score.