shove up

phrasal verb

shoved up; shoving up; shoves up
chiefly British, informal
: to move over to make room for someone else
Shove up so that I can sit down, too.

Examples of shove up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By daytime, black picnic tables flipped upside down were shoved up against the doors, and handles were tied up with rope. Elizabeth Keogh, New York Daily News, 30 Apr. 2024

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“Shove up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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