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shove off

  
  
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  
      vb   crowd, drive, elbow, impel, jostle, press, propel, push, shoulder, thrust  


shove off     
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.  
INFORMAL  
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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Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
exp.
telling someone to fight you."do sth !"
[Slang]
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
v.
talk incessantly ; be very talkative/voluble ; be a chatterbox
[UK] [informal] Ex: When it comes to Pink Floyd, his all-time favorite band, he can talk the hind legs off a donkey!
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