push on

verb

pushed on; pushing on; pushes on

intransitive verb

: to continue on one's way : proceed

Examples of push on in a Sentence

the party was getting deadly dull, so it was time to push on
Recent Examples on the Web The city should be pulling together with others, with Sheff and other community activists to push on the state to do what it’s supposed to do. Alison Cross, Hartford Courant, 17 June 2024 With a push on the subway tracks, Kendra Webdale was killed by such a man in 1999; a law in her name gave courts the power, still underutilized, to require that unwell people enter outpatient treatment. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 26 May 2024 Thus, when that jump routine gets interrupted by a crash, that RAM will be holding data representing the buttons being pushed on those controllers. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 6 May 2024 In principle, opening a negotiation track with Russia should complement, not contradict, the push on the battlefield. Samuel Charap, Foreign Affairs, 5 June 2023 See all Example Sentences for push on 

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Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of push on was in 1602

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“Push on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/push%20on. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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