- vt. & vi. 推,推动 use sudden or steady pressure in order to move sb/sth forward, away from oneself, or to a different position
- vt. 对…施加压力,按 exert pressure on sth
- vt. 逼迫,驱策,敦促 try to make sb do sth
- [C]推 act of pushing; shove
- [C]大规模攻势 large-scale attack made to break through enemy positions
- [U]毅力,推动力 determination to succeed; drive
the act of applying force in order to move something away;
"he gave the door a hard push"
"the pushing is good exercise"
the force used in pushing;
"the push of the water on the walls of the tank"
"the thrust of the jet engines"
enterprising or ambitious drive;
"Europeans often laugh at American energy"
an electrical switch operated by pressing;
"the elevator was operated by push buttons"
"the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
an effort to advance;
"the army made a push toward the sea"
move with force,
"He pushed the table into a corner"
press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action;
"He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
make publicity for; try to sell (a product);
"The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"
"The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
strive and make an effort to reach a goal;
"She tugged for years to make a decent living"
"We have to push a little to make the deadline!"
"She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
press against forcefully without moving;
"she pushed against the wall with all her strength"
approach a certain age or speed;
"She is pushing fifty"
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;
"The liberal party pushed for reforms"
"She is crusading for women's rights"
"The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs);
"The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
move strenuously and with effort;
"The crowd pushed forward"
make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;
"`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
- The little boy pushed the door open.
- They jeep is too heavy for him to push.
- You may push this button to call the elevator.
- We had to push our way through the crowd.
- Don't push him hard for a settlement.
- You'd better not push me for an answer to your request.
- He opened the door with one push.
- It only needed a push and the whole building will come tumble down.
- Let's make a push to get it done tonight.
- She has the push to get to the top.
- The door pushes easily.
- You push while I pull.
- Don't push. Wait your turn to get on the bus.
- He pushed with all his strength.
- Someone at the front was pulling and someone at the back was pushing.
- Push hard and the lever will go down.
- She blamed the tourists pushing like mad things, always in a hurry.
- He pushed me and I fell into the water.
- If you push the car,I'll steer it.
- I pushed the car but it didn't move.
- Push the door; don't pull.
- Push the door and it will open.
- You can pull a rope, but you can't push it!
- He ran to the door and pushed the bolt.
- Push the button if you want the elevator.
- You stop the machine by pushing this button.
- One has to push the child or she will do no work at all.
- You need to push your business or your rivals will beat you.
- Haven't you a friend who can push you?
- Unless you push your claims you'll get no satisfaction.
- I am not pushing you; if you don't want this job, don't take it.
- He used the sales conference to push his latest ideas.
- She was arrested for pushing heroin.
- You wouldn't think so to look at her, but she's pushing 60.
- John thought he saw a ghost and pushed the panic button.
- She pushed the door open.
- Please push the door shut.
- Don't push yourself too hard or you'll get ill.
- If you always push him too hard, he may make mistakes.
- The door of the hut was pushed open.
- He pushed me to get everything ready before Friday.
- We always have to push him to do his homework.
- She always pushed her son to become a doctor.
- He pushed his son to pursue a musical career.
- Tony had to push himself to go on doing such dull work.
- You will have to push the new product to win sales—there's lots of competition.
- We'll be pushed to get there in time.
- The door opened at a slight push.
- He opened the gate with a push.
- The window is stick. He opened it with one push.
- Would you mind giving me a push?
- The commander decided to postpone the big push until the spring.
- The army's push into enemy territory was successful.
- She has plenty of push.
- She is not very clever but she has plenty of push and has got herself a good job.
- He is a man of push and goes in his career.
- You've got to have someone big behind you to give a push.
- One more push, and out came the first baby.
- They gave the car a push to start it.
- Let's make a push to get it done tonight.
- push about〔around〕( v.+adv. )
〈非正〉驱使; 摆布 order sb about
push sb about〔around〕
There are some people who consider that their task in life is to push others about.
I don't let anyone push me around.
Stop pushing everybody around!
I'm not going to be pushed about by you or anybody!
I'm leaving this job because I'm tired of being pushed around.
- push against( v.+prep. )
(使)推,顶或按(某人或某物) (cause to) be forced against (sth/sb)
push against sb/sth
I felt something hard, like a gun, pushing against my side.
He pushed hard against the door with his shoulder.
Push against temptation and you get muscle in your character.
如果你抵制诱惑,你的性格就会坚强起来。push sth against sb/sth
Push your hand against the door as hard as you can, to make it shut.
- push ahead( v.+adv. )
急速前进 move forward with haste or determination
push sb/sth ⇔ ahead
I didn't want to be first to speak, so I pushed the others ahead.
The old man was walking along the street, pushing a small cart ahead of him.
老人推着一辆小车,沿街走着。push ahead with sth
Despite opposition, they are pushing ahead with their scheme for a new airport.
If we push ahead, we can get home before dark.
- push along( v.+adv. )
I'm afraid it's time I was pushing along.
- push aside( v.+adv. )
不管,不顾 ignore; disregard
- push at( v.+prep. )
把…推向… push sth towards sb as to attract his/her attention
push at sth
You have to push at the window to make it open; it sometimes sticks.
你必须使劲推那扇窗户才能打开,有时它很紧。push sth at sb
He pushed the letter at me so that I could read the signature for myself.
- push away( v.+adv. )
推开 make sth/sb move away by pushing
Push away, men; we'll soon move this rock.
继续推呀,伙计们,这块石头很快就要推动了。push sb/sth ⇔ away
Jane pushed her plate away, unable to face her dinner again.
- push back( v.+adv. )
使撤退,使回到原处 force to withdraw; cause to replace
push sb/sth ⇔ back
Our forces have succeeded in pushing the enemy back on all fronts.
We had to push back the deadline because of lack of financial support.
The demonstrators were pushed back behind the barriers.
Children tend to get pushed back in crowds.
- push down1( v.+adv. )
向下按,推倒,压倒 force sb/sth in a downward direction, using weight or strength
push sb/sth ⇔ down
It wasn't very kind of you to push your little brother's sandcastle down after he had spent so long building it.
The grass had been pushed down in places where people had been lying.
- push down2( v.+prep. )
迫使(某人)接受某种观点 force sb to accept sth such as an idea
- push for( v.+prep. )
急切、强烈地要求,为…奋力争取 demand urgently and forcefully
push for sth
The workers are pushing for higher wages.
工人在争取增加工资。push sb for sth
The newspaper reporters have been pushing the government for details.
He pushed me for an answer.
Don't push him too hard for a settlement.
We shall have to push them for a quick decision.
We were pushed for time and had to quit some place to visit.
- push forward( v.+adv. )
极力表现 ambitiously draw attention to sb/oneself
The infantry pushed forward until they came within range of the enemy guns.
Our army has pushed forward to new positions.
我军已推进到新的阵地。push sth ⇔ forward
The soldiers pushed their advance forward in spite of heavy enemy gunfire.
士兵们冒着敌人猛烈的炮火向前推进。push sth forward
I think the Minister's speech has pushed the case forward to the attention of the public.
我认为部长的讲话已使这个事件引起公众的注意。push sb/oneself forward
I do dislike the mothers who push their daughters forward as the best girls for any part.
Professional acting is highly competitive work, and you really have to push yourself forward if you want to be successful.
- push from( v.+prep. )
把…从…推开 make sb/sth move away by pushing, often with dislike
push sb/sth from sb/sth
Why do you push me from you?
Jane pushed her dinner from her.
- push in1( v.+adv. )
粗暴地打断 interrupt rudely
push sb/sth ⇔ in
We cannot push any more people in; the bus is full!
A tall young man was pushed in by several agents.
Don't push in, wait in line like everyone else.
We were just having a peaceful conversation when my neighbour pushed in without being asked.
- push in2〔into〕( v.+prep. )
塞入…之中 force sth or people to enter sth such as a container
push sb/sth in〔into〕 sth
The fighters pushed a bandit in the room.
It's impossible to push any more people in this train!
Her friend pushed money in her hand.
He tried to push more clothes into the case, but there was not enough room.
- push off( v.+adv. )
离岸 set sail in a small boat
Tell that rude fellow to push off.
Push off! We don't want you here.
Before I could reach the boat,Jim had pushed off.
We push off in the boat.
When I give the command, everybody pushes off together.
我一声令下,大家就一起用桨把船撑离河岸。push sb ⇔ off
Bill pushed us off and we went skimming away from the shore.
- push on1( v.+adv. )
继续向前,坚决进行下去 go ahead with determination or effort
They pushed on until darkness fell.
I don't want to stop yet. Let's push on to the next town.
It's getting dark; we must push on to our destination.
We must push on with our work.
- push on2〔upon〕( v.+prep. )
把…强加于… force sth unwanted onto sb
push on〔upon〕 sb/sth
You have to push on the handle to turn it; it's very stiff.
The weight of the sleeping child's body was pushing on my arm and making it uncomfortable.
熟睡的孩子的身体压在我胳膊上,使我很不舒服。push sth on〔upon〕 sb
They've been trying to push all the unpleasant jobs on me again.
They're pushing all the unpleasant, tiresome jobs upon the new junior clerk.
- push out( v.+adv. )
开除,除掉某人 dismiss or get rid of sb
push sb/sth ⇔ out
She sat for hours pushing out endless letters.
The cat wouldn't leave my kitchen, so I had to push it out.
Jack was pushed out of the room by his companions.
杰克被伙伴们推出房间。push sb ⇔ out
The schoolmaster pushed out the teacher.
The boss doesn't want to push out the worker.
He was pushed out only because he had had a quarrel with the boss.
- push over( v.+adv. )
推翻,推倒 make sb/sth fall over by pushing
push sb/sth ⇔ over
That boy, running round the corner, nearly pushed the old lady over.
The wall is leaning at such a dangerous angle that it wouldn't take much effort to push it over.
The old man was pushed over by a crowd.
I was nearly pushed over by a crowd of children suddenly pouring out of the school gate.
- push through1( v.+adv. )
努力完成 bring sth to the final stage by special efforts
The crowd in the station is so thick that I had to push through to reach my friend.
车站人群太拥挤,我不得不使劲挤,才能挤到朋友跟前。push sth ⇔ through
The hole is too small; I cannot push my arm through.
这个洞太小了,我的胳膊伸不过去。push sth ⇔ through
We are trying to push legislation through before the Christmas recess.
We are making efforts to push through the formation of an editorial staff.
- push through2( v.+prep. )
促使成功 enable sb/sth to succeed by special efforts
push through sb/sth
She tried in vain to push through the crowd.
她怎么也无法从人群中挤过去。push one's way through sb/sth
He pushed his way through the crowd to try to get a better view of the parade.
他挤过人群,想好好看看游行队伍。push sb/sth through sth
The tutor pushed Jim through the examination.
We are pushing the proposal through the finance committee.
- push towards( v.+prep. )
向…挺进,朝…奋进 try to reach a place in spite of opposition; aim in a determined way towards a result
push sth towards sb/sth
He pushed the money towards me across the table.
He pushed the letter towards me, forcing me to read the address.
他把信推给我,硬让我看地址。push towards sb/sth
Our army is still pushing towards the next village, under heavy enemy gunfire.
我们的部队冒着敌人猛烈的炮火,仍然朝前面的村庄挺进。push one's way towards sb/sth
An old man pushed his way towards the front of the crowd.
- push up( v.+adv. )
推上去; 增高,提高 push sth to a upper position; make sth increase at a steady rate
push sth ⇔ up
What's pushing up the price of oil?
A shortage of building land will push property sales up.
- at a push
不得已时 if one is forced to do so
- get the push
被解雇,被开除 be dismissed from one's job; get the sack
- give the push
与某人断绝关系 bring to an end one's relationship with sb
- if〔when〕 it comes to the push
如需作出特别努力〔需要〕时 if a special effort is necessary or a special need arises
- push a matter 办完一件事
- push business 从事商业
- push button 按按钮
- push car 推车
- push cart 推手推车
- push claims 坚持要求
- push door 推门
- push drawer 推上抽屉
- push enemy 对敌人发起进攻
- push friend 推荐朋友
- push national economy 推动国民经济发展
- push one's luck 作轻率的冒险
- push one's way 挤过去
- push person 推人
- push plan 推行计划
- push preparation 推动准备工作
- push product 推销产品
- push sb's nose 干涉别人的事
- push scientific research 推进科学研究
- push the panic button 吓坏了
- push thirty 快三十岁了
- push war 把战争推进
- push actively 积极推行
- push adroitly 巧妙推行
- push cautiously 谨慎推行
- push easily 易推
- push instinctively 自然地伸展
- push laboriously 吃力地推动
- push mechanically 机械地推
- push presumptuously 专横地推行
- push rudely 粗鲁地推
- push sententiously 说教式地催促
- push superciliously 不顾一切地推行
- push unceremoniously 不太讲究地推动
- push uncompromisingly 不妥协地推
- push vigorously 强有力地推行
- push about 驱使
- push across 解释清楚,说明
- push oneself ahead 努力向前
- push ahead with work 推进工作
- push along 继续前进
- push around 摆布
- push aside 推开
- push away 推开
- push back 推迟
- push down 推倒某物
- push forward 努力前进
- push in 推入,塞入
- push way in 挤进
- push off 离开,动身,出发
- push off in boat 乘小船离岸
- push on 继续往前走,进行
- push on to 推进到
- push out 推出,发出(芽)
- push over 推倒
- push through 挤过
- push through reform 完成改革
- push up 推进
- push up against 用力推
- push up against the door 用力推门
- push against 推
- push against the door 推门
- push against fence 推篱笆
- push at the doorbell 按门铃
- push by crowd 从人群中间挤过去
- push for 争取,一再强烈要求
- push for better working conditions 争取改善工作条件
- push for payment 催付款
- push for reform 力主改革
- push into 使推入,奋力挤进…
- push out of way 挤出来
- push through 挤过
- push through crowd 挤过人群
- push to〔toward〕 逼到,向…移动
- push to last extremity 推向极端
- push sb to wall 把某人逼至绝境
- push with all might 全力推进
- bring to the push 使陷入危机
- climax push 到了紧要关头
- come to push 临到紧急关头,陷入绝境,陷入危机
- get the push 被解雇
- give sb hard push 有力地推动某人
- have the push 有劲头
- make push 奋斗
- require push 要求奋斗
- resist push 努力抵制
- big push 大规模攻势
- desperate push 令人绝望的时刻
- economic push 经济攻势
- enough push 劲头十足
- hard push 用力一推
- slight push 轻轻一推
- sudden push 突然一推
- vigorous push 有力的推进
- zealous push 积极的促进
- advertising push 广告大战
- at push 危机之际,(在)紧急时,不得已时
- at push for money 因缺钱而面临危机
- at one push 一堆,一气,一下子
- by push 用力推
- to the push 临到紧急关头
- with one push 用力推
He gave the door a sharp push..and went into a large..hall.出自： D. Lessing
Her father pushed back his chair.出自： M. Sinclair
The waves pushed the boat slowly round.出自： D. H. Lawrence
I pushed him off with such force that he crashed back.出自： M. Forster
As dangerous to push wages too high as it is to over-expand capital.出自： fig.
Can any of you just forget it, push it out of your mind?出自： G. Lord
- push him on 推动他做下去
- push him over 把他推倒
- give him a push 推他一下
- give him the push 解雇他
- ☆ 1300年左右进入英语，直接源自古法语的poulser；最初源自古典拉丁语的pulsare，意为击打，推。
- pushed adj. 不够用的‖pushy adj. 强硬的;一意孤行的