push forward 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

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  • 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

  • push ahead — or push forward PHRASAL VERB If you push ahead or push forward with something, you make progress with it. [V P with n] The government intends to push ahead with its reform programme. [Also V P] Syn …   English dictionary

  • push — push1 [ puʃ ] verb *** ▸ 1 move someone/something away ▸ 2 press button on machine ▸ 3 move through group ▸ 4 encourage/force someone ▸ 5 try to sell something ▸ 6 make something reach level ▸ 7 sell illegal drugs ▸ 8 make impatient/annoyed ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • push — 1 /pUS/ verb 1 MOVE (I, T) to make someone or something move by using your hands, arms, shoulders etc to put pressure on them: It s still stuck you ll have to push harder. | When I give the signal, I want you all to push. | push sb/sth: Johnson… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • push — [[t]p ʊʃ[/t]] ♦♦ pushes, pushing, pushed 1) VERB When you push something, you use force to make it move away from you or away from its previous position. [V n with adv] The woman pushed back her chair and stood up... [V n prep] They pushed him… …   English dictionary

  • push — I UK [pʊʃ] / US verb Word forms push : present tense I/you/we/they push he/she/it pushes present participle pushing past tense pushed past participle pushed *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to move someone or something away from you, or from… …   English dictionary

  • push ahead — phrasal verb push ahead or push forward [intransitive] Word forms push ahead : 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 to continue trying… …   English dictionary

  • push — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nudge, thrust, shove; pressure, exigency; crisis, pinch; informal, endeavor, effort, drive, determination, perseverance, persistence, aggressiveness. See circumstance. v. t. drive, urge, force; propel …   English dictionary for students


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