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English definition of “shove sb around”

shove sb around

( UK also shove sb about)
verb uk phrasal verb with shove   /ʃʌv/ us  
to push someone forcefully, in an unpleasant and threatening way: The older boys at school are always shoving him around. informal to tell someone what to do, in a rude or threatening way: Don't let them shove you around. You've got to stand up for your rights.
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