English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shove /ʃʌv/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to give someone a shove off
- động từ
- ((thường) + along, past, through) xô, đẩy, xô lấn; lách, len lỏi
- (thông tục) để nhét
- to shove something in a drawer: nhét một vật gì vào ngăn kéo
- to shove off
- đẩy thuyền ra; bắt đầu lên đường
shoves|shoved|shovingʃʌvAdvanced English Dictionary
+the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)
+come into rough contact with while moving
+press or force
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 to push sb/sth in a rough way: [V] The crowd was pushing and shoving to get a better view. + The door wouldn't open no matter how hard she shoved. + [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] He shoved her down the stairs.
2 [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] (informal) to put sth somewhere roughly or carelessly: She shoved the book into her bag and hurried off. + He came over and shoved a piece of paper into my hand. + Shove your suitcase under the bed. + (figurative) Could he be lying? She shoved the thought to the back of her mind.
Idioms: shove it (informal, especially AmE) used to say rudely that you will not accept or do sth: 'The boss wants that report now.' 'Yeah? Tell him he can shove it.'
Phrasal Verbs: shove off (BrE, spoken) used to tell sb rudely to go away: Shove off and leave me alone!
shove up (BrE, spoken) to move in order to make a space for sb to sit down beside you: Shove up! Jan wants to sit down.
+ noun [usually sing.] a strong push: to give sb/sth a shove + You have to give the door a good shove, or it won't close.
Idioms see PUSH n.
little | good, hefty, violent
VERB + SHOVE
Harry gave him a hefty shove and he fell over.
with a ~
She sent him off with a little shove. verb
I shoved hard until the door opened.
| aside, away, back
He shoved me roughly aside.
She shoved the letter in a drawer.
| into, out of, through
A leaflet was shoved through my letter box.
push and shove
The crowd was pushing and shoving to get a better view.
| shove your way
We shoved our way to the bar.
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