shove Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “shove” - Learner’s Dictionary

shove

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ʃʌv/
to push someone or something in a rough way: He wouldn't move, so I shoved him out of the way.Pushing and shovingTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
shove sth into/in/under, etc to put something somewhere in a quick, careless way: She shoved the suitcase under the bed.Placing and positioning an objectPushing and shoving
shove noun [C] to give someone a shove →  See also if/when push comes to shove
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…
(Definition of shove from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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