shove vb crowd, drive, elbow, impel, jostle, press, propel, push, shoulder, thrust
bugger off (taboo slang) clear off (informal) depart, fuck off (offensive taboo slang) get on one's bike (Brit. slang) go away, go to hell (informal) leave, pack one's bags (informal) push off (informal) scram (informal) sling one's hook (Brit. slang) slope off, take oneself off, vamoose (slang, chiefly U.S.)
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shove ( shoves plural & 3rd person present) ( shoving present participle) ( shoved past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you shove someone or something, you push them with a quick, violent movement.
He shoved her out of the way... V n prep/adv
He's the one who shoved me... V n
She shoved as hard as she could. V
Shove is also a noun., n-count
She gave Gracie a shove towards the house.
2 verb If you shove something somewhere, you push it there quickly and carelessly.
We shoved a copy of the newsletter beneath their door... V n prep/adv
3 If you talk about what you think will happen ifpush comes to shove, you are talking about what you think will happen if a situation becomes very bad or difficult.
push comes to shove phrase V inflects
If push comes to shove, if you should lose your case in the court, what will you do?...
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