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push for sth

phrasal verb with push uk   /pʊʃ/ us   /pʊʃ/ verb
to demand something repeatedly, or to take strong action to try to make it happen: Local residents are pushing for the road to be made safer.
(Definition of push for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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push for sth

phrasal verb with push uk   /pʊʃ/ us   verb
to demand something repeatedly, or to take strong action to try to make it happen: Business leaders are pushing for a change in tax laws.
(Definition of push for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “push for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反复呼吁, 努力争取…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反覆呼籲, 努力爭取…
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