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push off

infml
phrasal verb with push  us   /pʊʃ/ verb
to ​leave: I’d ​better be pushing off now – I’ve got ​work to do.
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push off

phrasal verb with push uk   us   /pʊʃ/ verb
  • (IN WATER)

to ​push against the ​side of a ​pool, ​lake, or ​river in ​order to ​moveyourbody or a ​boat away from the ​side: He ​pushed off from the ​side of the ​pool and ​swamslowly to the other ​side.
(Definition of push off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “push off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 滚开, 滚开,走开…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滾開, 滾開,走開…
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