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shoveverb [I/T]

 us   /ʃʌv/
to push someone or something forcefully and with a lot of energy: [T] The opposing player said something, and Chris went over and shoved him. To shove is also to slide something along a surface by moving or pushing it: [T] She got into her coat and shoved her hands deep into her pockets. [M] Jim shoved open the door (= pushed the door to open it), and invited his visitor in. A shoving match is an angry disagreement in which two people push each other in the chest: The discussion in the jury room got so heated that at one point two jurors got into a shoving match.
shove
noun [C]  us   /ʃʌv/
Someone in the crowd gave me a shove in the back, and I almost went sprawling.
Translations of “shove”
in Arabic يَدفَع بِقوّة…
in Korean 밀치다…
in Malaysian menolak…
in French enfoncer, pousser…
in Turkish itmek, itip kakmak…
in Italian spingere (bruscamente)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推, 推,推擠,推撞…
in Russian толкать, пихать…
in Polish pchać, popychać…
in Vietnamese xô đẩy…
in Spanish empujar…
in Portuguese empurrar, apertar…
in Thai ดัน…
in German schieben, stoßen…
in Catalan empènyer bruscament…
in Japanese ~をぐいっと押す, 押しのける…
in Indonesian menyorongkan, mendorongkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推, 推,推挤,推撞…
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