Monday, October 18, 2010

Learn the word push ahead, push around, push back, push for , push in

The following commands, we'll look into it, the word "push" in combination with particles. Here are some of the most common:

"push ahead" with a plan or arrangement is to continue with it, when there are problems or wish to stop.

* We had a few problems, but we decided to push ahead .

* they are pushing ahead with plans to build a motorway despite protests.


' push around ' means somebody to do something in a rough way to tell.

When I was young I erased my big brother.


don't push me!I got tired of you telling me what to do.



"to push back ' means to postpone the appointment to a later date or time.

It will take hours to get there.Let us push the meeting back to 10.

My surgery was pushed back a month due to a shortage of nurses.



"push for ' means to try to convince someone to give you something.

Assembly line workers always seek for salary increase

the locals are pushing the lower speed limit to make roads safer.



' push in ' means to jump into the queues in front of other people who are already waiting for.

I was very angry when they pushed in and had been serviced before me.

 don't push in. go to the back of the line.

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