push things

idiom

Definition of push things

informal
: to continue to do or to try to do something when one should stop She pushed things too far and lost all her winnings.

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“Push things.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/push%20things. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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