push down

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Related to push down: pull down
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.push down - cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
submarine - bring down with a blow to the legs
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

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vt sep
(= press down)nach unten drücken
(= knock over)umstoßen; fenceniederreißen
vi (= press down)hinunterdrücken, nach unten drücken; (in childbirth) → pressen
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If those who remain of the troop persist in coming to the assault, we will allow the besiegers to get as far as the ditch, and then we will push down upon their heads that strip of wall which keeps its perpendicular by a miracle.
Besides these factors pushing down the yen, an expected fall in manufacturing activity in Japan, translating into a fall in Japan's exports, could push down the country's trade surplus, dampening upward pressure on the yen, They said.
With the Push Up, Push Down challenge, at check-in guests have 30 seconds to perform as many push ups as possible (up to 40) and push down the rate on their first night's stay.
HIGHprices and heavy snow helped push down petrol pump sales in the last part of 2009, figures showed today.
This will push down the total number of temporary workers at the company's domestic production facilities to about 1,000.
DIFFICULT to see anything but a resounding home win to push Down further into the relegation dogfight.
Apparently, these global factors helped push down long-term rates and fueled a U.
As you push down on the accelerator, all of a sudden you find that you're in a different gear.
Districts aiming to push down algebra must build structures that keep students in math for all four years of high school.
To reset the relay, remove the intake cover and use a pencil or small screwdriver to push down on the relay switch located at the bottom of the control panel.
A steady erosion of previously expected gains in per capita poultry consumption will likely push down global poultry consumption in 2006, currently estimated at 81.
dollar and into other world currencies in a move likely to push down the value of the greenback," reported the January 10 Washington Post.