push through

push through
break out (Freq. 1)

The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Syn: ↑erupt, ↑come out, ↑break through
Derivationally related forms: ↑eruption (for: ↑erupt)
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Hyponyms: ↑dehisce
Verb Group: ↑erupt
Verb Frames:

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push through
To compel acceptance of
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Main Entry:push

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ˌpush ˈthrough [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they push through he/she/it pushes through present participle pushing through past tense pushed through past participle pushed through] phrasal verb
to succeed in getting a law, agreement etc accepted quickly although a lot of people oppose it

He is determined to push the bill through Parliament.

Thesaurus: creating, amending and abolishing lawshyponym
Main entry: push

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