push on

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push on

  1. Also, press on. Continue or proceed along one's way, as in The path was barely visible, but we pushed on, or It's time to push on to the next item on the agenda. [Early 1700s]

  2. push something on someone. Thrust something on someone for acceptance or attention, as in She's always pushing second helpings on her guests. [Early 1700s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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