thrust ahead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v thrust ahead push one's way "she barged into the meeting room"
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Usage

In literature:

Harry, thrusting his head from the window, looked eagerly ahead at the city rising on its hills.
"The Guns of Bull Run" by Joseph A. Altsheler
By these intermittent gleams Tom managed to see sufficiently to thrust Mr. and Mrs. Illingway ahead of him.
"Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle" by Victor Appleton
Kosmaroff then turned towards Cable, who was standing with his hands thrust into his jacket-pockets, looking ahead towards the open sea.
"The Vultures" by Henry Seton Merriman
Lying flat, I thrust the butt of my gun ahead of me, and moved it up and down and right and left, trying the inequalities of the ground.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
Tommy had instinctively kept her head up, arms thrust straight ahead of her.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills" by Janet Aldridge
The oars and pole were thrust into the water ahead of the boat.
"The Outdoor Girls in Florida" by Laura Lee Hope
As he stepped to it, a Yill thrust himself ahead and hesitated.
"The Yillian Way" by John Keith Laumer
The first trail breaker goes ahead with a long stick, which he thrusts continually down through the snow.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
But he thrust it from him and gazed out ahead again, searching the tracks they were following.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Lenox thrust Jap's bridle into my hand, and dashed ahead.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
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In poetry:

I thrust it back, and with my men
(Our General rode ahead)
We stormed the great redoubt,
As if it were an easy thing,
But rows of us fell dead!
"The Colonel's Shield" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard

In news:

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