Liberals will search for signs that Hillary and her aides are pushing foreign policy to the right.
Forceful personalities like Holbrooke were pushing the idea there must be something good we can do.
But the bigger reason Senator Hays is pushing for this law is because of Islam.
Instead of pushing the cup against a mechanical lever, users push a “button” on a touchscreen.
Some reports suggested Israel was also pushing for Hamas to be fully disarmed, a demand that seemed unlikely to gain traction.
There was no pushing in the crowd, and we were as comfortable as possible.
Mr Clayton was pushing me forward, and urging a dagger into my hand.
It was a collar and elbow hold; they tugged, strained, now pushing, now pulling.
pushing his plate to one side, Stineli's father put his cap on his head.
The cat replied by pushing its head gently against her arm, and presently began a low purring song.
early 14c., from Old French poulser (Modern French pousser), from Latin pulsare "to beat, strike, push," frequentative of pellere (past participle pulsus) "to push, drive, beat" (see pulse (n.1)). Meaning "promote" is from 1714; meaning "approach a certain age" is from 1937. For palatization of -s-, OED compares brush (n.1); quash. Related: Pushed; pushing.
"Pushing up the daisies now," said a soldier of his dead comrade. ["The American Florist," vol. XLVIII, No. 1504, March 31, 1917]To push (someone) around is from 1923. To push (one's) luck is from 1754. To push the envelope in figurative sense is late 1980s. To push up daisies "be dead and buried" is from World War I.
1560s, from push (v.). Phrase push comes to shove is from 1936.
Used to denote that someone is nearly a particular (advanced) age: She is pushing 50 (1974+)