Bedeutung von "if/when push comes to shove" - als Fremdsprache

if/when push comes to shove


If you say that something can be done if push comes to shove, you mean that it can be done if the situation becomes so bad that you have to do it:

If push comes to shove, we'll just have to sell the car.

(Definition von "if/when push comes to shove" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)