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push for something

phrasal verb with push  us   /pʊʃ/ verb
to ​demand that something be done or to take ​strongaction to ​cause something to ​happen: The ​unions are pushing for ​jobsecurityeven if it ​meanssettling for ​modestwageincreases.
(Definition of push for something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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