push aside

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v push aside bar from attention or consideration "She dismissed his advances"
    • v push aside push out of the way
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Usage

In literature:

She had just time to step forward and plant her foot on it when the curtains shook, and, pushed aside, disclosed Heyst in the doorway.
"Victory" by Joseph Conrad
Then he pushed the curtains aside and peeped into the room.
"In Midsummer Days and Other Tales" by August Strindberg
He pushed aside some bones that were in the niche and dealt an ace and a jack.
"The Social Cancer" by José Rizal
Pushing aside the canvas door, I entered.
"Army Life in a Black Regiment" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
He sprang forward, and Tom, pushing Sally aside, turned to meet him.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
At this moment Olfan pushed the curtains aside and entered, and his face was heavy.
"The People Of The Mist" by H. Rider Haggard
Each one bustles and pushes his neighbor aside hastily to catch a few drops from the fountain of life, and then departs thirsting.
"The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny" by Friedrich Schiller
While we were standing there the matting of the window was pushed aside, and Fitz came softly into the dimly lighted room.
"Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories" by Henry Seton Merriman
The mat at the door is pushed aside and there enters a tall youth.
"Beric the Briton" by G. A. Henty
Afterward he dried it, and, reading it carefully, pushed it aside and rose.
"The Fighting Chance" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

And human work has shared its fate,
And the ruins are old and green,
And you push aside the rotten gate,
But no living form is seen.
"The Old Ruins" by Alexander Anderson
She gives, and while they wondering eat
The tear-steeped bread by love supplied,
She stretches round them in the street
Her arm that passers push aside.
"Charity" by Victor Marie Hugo
The basin now is empty,
littered with cigarette stubs,
and the sun only hesitantly uncovers
the grief of the stones pushed aside.
A place perhaps for begging.
"The Plague Colemn" by Jaroslav Seifert
Judge Sawyer, whom in vain the people tried
To push from power, here is laid aside.
Death only from the bench could ever start
The sluggish load of his immortal part.
"A Wreath Of Immortelles" by Ambrose Bierce
I wake. Yes, it's a coffin lid.-With effort
I reach my hands out and I call
For help. Yes, I recall the tortures
Of dying.-Yes, this is no dream!-
And without effort, like a spider web
I push aside my casket's rotting wood
"Never" by Afanasy Afanasevich Fet
Three days since, at the time of prayer,
A certain Moollah, with his robe
All rent, and dust upon his hair,
Watched my lord's coming forth, and pushed
The golden mace-bearers aside,
And fell at the King's feet, and cried:--
"Stanzas In Memory Of The Author Of 'Obermann'" by Matthew Arnold

In news:

LadyCats push regular season losses to Russell aside for title.
Junior Corey Ester pushes a Couger defenseman aside.
Chairman Andrew Liveris has preached the United States should push aside the partisan divide and launch an all-out drive to create renewable energy and rely more on domestic oil and clean coal technology to meet growing 21st century demands.
Do you have a colleague who is subject to special treatment while everyone else gets pushed aside.
MIAMI – Chris Bosh is still hurting, and his Olympic plans are being pushed aside so he can heal.
Black Friday started earlier than ever this year as many shoppers pushed aside the turkey and headed for the malls and stores hoping for those early bargains.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to give new approval for Mississippi Power Co.'s coal-fired power plant in Kemper County, pushing aside opponents' calls for a fresh look at the plant's finances.
Londoners Push Austerity, Poor Weather Aside for Diamond Jubilee .
Weekend action—Po pushes Jack Sparrow aside.
Next thing we knew brother George pushed Al aside and edged behind the wheel.
Exxon Mobil pushes Wal-Mart aside to retake the No.
As schools work to increase student test scores in math, science and reading, arts education is often pushed aside, according to a survey to be released today by the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
He pushed aside the bottle of canola oil next to the pan.
Whenever God is pushed aside, only emptiness awaits.
A national newspaper noted recently that "as a hot management trend, quality has been pushed aside by re-engineering and a host of other ideas".
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In science:

In this case, the emission may be bremsstrahlung from the compressed and heated gas pushed aside in front of the outflow.
A radio jet in the prototypical symbiotic star Z And?
We shall push aside the foundational issues and simply use the idea of feasibility as a tool for studying mathematical structures.
Looking from the inside and from the outside
The inner radio lobes are aligned with depressions in the X-ray surface brightness and there is no evidence of shock heating in the X-ray emission immediately surrounding the inner radio lobes, suggesting that the radio plasma has gently pushed aside the X-ray emitting gas.
On the influence of radio galaxies on cooling flows: M87 and Cygnus A
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