push through

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v push through break out "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
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Quotations

  • Robert Louis Stevenson
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    “Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind.”
  • Paul Keating
    Paul Keating
    “If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.”
  • William Frederick Book
    William Frederick Book
    “The way to push things through to a finish effectively must be learned.”

Usage

In literature:

He showed her ten thousand new green points pushing through the mould.
"The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Then the peon came out, pushing through, in a great swish of parted bushes.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Sailor brushed his way ahead, pushing through the scrub with canine importance.
"Pieces of Eight" by Richard le Gallienne
We were both in the light now, a bearded man pushing his sword through my hand, and I falling down.
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
As for England, everyone who reached us from there arrived with the conviction that we needed only a few more men to push through.
"Letters from France" by C. E. W. Bean
You can't go along without the thorns scratching face and hands badly as you push through.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
William's causeway pushed its slow length forward through the fens.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He hit it hard, and felt himself being pushed and pulled through.
"Andy at Yale" by Roy Eliot Stokes
There they go, pushing through the sage brush, Frank.
"The Saddle Boys of the Rockies" by James Carson
The latter's orders were to drop one brigade on the flank, and then push through to the river, behind the enemy.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
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In poetry:

The storm beat on at the windows,
The water splashed on the floor,
And a wet, yoke-weary bullock
Pushed in through the open door.
"Eddi's Service" by Rudyard Kipling
Little growing things, pushing through the earth,
Petals for soft wings, bells to echo mirth.
Little bud and leaf, spite of winter's pain,
Spite of nature's grief, they are here again.
"Easter Thoughts" by Wilhelmina Stitch
She must go out through the little side door
Lest the nuns who were always praying before
The Virgin's altar should hear her pass.
She pushed the bolts, and over the grass
The red moon's brim
Mounted its rim.
"The Book Of Hours Of Sister Clotilde" by Amy Lowell
Chorus:
We'll rant and we'll roar like true Queensland drovers
We'll rant and we'll roar as onward we push
Until we return to the Augathella station
Oh, it's flamin' dry goin' through the old Queensland bush.
"Brisbane Ladies" by Anonymous Oceania
Light breaks where no sun shines;
Where no sea runs, the waters of the heart
Push in their tides;
And, broken ghosts with glowworms in their heads,
The things of light
File through the flesh where no flesh decks the bones.
"Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines" by Dylan Thomas
Lie still!--Thy mother-land herself
Would know thee not again: no more
The Raven from the northern shore
Hails the bold crew to push for pelf,
Through fire and blood and slaughter'd kings,
'Neath the black terror of his wings.
"A Danish Barrow" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Just about anything you can imagine can be pushed through the computer and onto the screen.
Who pushed through and signed a stimulus package.
At the FAA, one of the biggest issues facing the agency will very likely be its own finances: The White House is pushing to finance the agency's activities through a new user fee.
Volunteers push through finish line .
Yet, during his debate against challenger Mitt Romney last week, he admitted that if he wins a second term, he hopes to push new firearms limits through Congress.
Mount Si senior Keenan McVein pushes through the Glacier Peak line during a carry in the first quarter of Friday's game.
Jerry McCrea/The Star-Ledger Gov Chris Christie may not be able to push the Rutgers-Rowan-UMDNJ reorganization plan through an executive order, a non-partisan office said today.
Student Brittani Van Stoy, 14, wears vision distorting glasses to push a tricycle through a cone course at La Canada High School to simulate driving while intoxicated on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
Need a shot in the arm to help push you through the work week.
President Barack Obama's victory positions him to claim a mandate for pushing a proposal through Congress that would let tax cuts expire for top earners and avert $1.2 trillion in automatic spending reductions, Bloomberg News reports.
Since 1982, the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce has been working to push for more leaders in the community through an initiative called Leadership Pensacola ( LeaP ).
First, he pushed through a law requiring drug tests for welfare applicants, saying it was "unfair for Florida taxpayers to subsidize drug addiction".
Milk will push through the udders.
Bush tried to push through Congress regulating.
Runners push through nasty injuries.
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In science:

They push the project further to calculate the quark mass renormalization through SF scheme.
Non-perturbative renormalization in lattice QCD
This character will then ‘evolve’ (that is, be pushed) through the tree from the root to the leaves, with some probability of mutating as it passes through edges.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Note that a W(I ,J ) can be created by a finger move pushing WJ through WI .
Geometric Filtrations of Classical Link Concordance
Notably, the case of varieties which admit p-adic uniformization by Drinfeld’s upper half-space is proved by Ito, , by pushing through the argument of Rapoport-Zink in this special case, making use of the special nature of the components of the special fibre, which are explicit rational varieties.
Perfectoid spaces
In this study,the competition between inverse Bremsstrahlung, which pushes the distribution towards a super-Guassian of the formf ∼ exp[−(v/u)5 ],and the thermalization through self-collisions was considered.
Super Guassian Distribution of Laser Produced Plasmas
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