push ahead

ˌpush a ˈhead push forward [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they push ahead he/she/it pushes ahead present participle pushing ahead past tense pushed ahead past participle pushed ahead] phrasal verb
to continue trying to achieve something despite opposition or difficulties
push ahead with:

They are pushing ahead with plans to expand production.

Thesaurus: to continue something, or to continue to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: push

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proceed with or continue a course of action or policy

he promised to push ahead with economic reform

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ˌpush aˈhead/ˈforward (with sth) derived
to continue with a plan in a determined way

The government is pushing ahead with its electoral reforms.

Main entry:pushderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • push ahead — index expedite, proceed (go forward) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • push ahead — proceed with or continue a course of action. → push …   English new terms dictionary

  • push ahead with something — ˌpush aˈhead/ˈforward (with sth) derived to continue with a plan in a determined way • The government is pushing ahead with its electoral reforms. Main entry: ↑pushderived …   Useful english dictionary

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  • push — ▪ I. push push 1 [pʊʆ] verb [transitive] 1. to work hard to persuade people to buy more of a product, for example by advertising it a lot: • Our sales staff will be pushing the new model hard. • IBM will use its huge sales force to push this… …   Financial and business terms

  • push — push1 W2S1 [puʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move)¦ 2¦(button/switch)¦ 3¦(try to get past)¦ 4¦(encourage)¦ 5¦(persuade)¦ 6¦(change)¦ 7¦(increase/decrease)¦ 8¦(army)¦ 9¦(advertise)¦ 10¦(drugs)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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