at a push
Definition of at a push
: with some difficulty : by making a special effort We can fit five people in the car, six at a push.
Word by Word Definitions
: to press against with force in order to drive or impel
: to move or endeavor to move away or ahead by steady pressure without striking
: to thrust forward, downward, or outward
: a vigorous effort to attain an end : drive:
: a military assault or offensive
: an advance that overcomes obstacles
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