push up

[ poo sh-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF push up
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When climbing gates you can give yourself a push up with your Staff.

Now, don't tell me you didn't know I could push up one of these things.

He had to get up and push up his seat before the hatpin was recovered.

Seems so dash crazy to push up here and then go back for nix.

We might push up the river in the early morning and discover them.

She wanted to push away her screen, push up the hot white ceiling.

Also, the sleeve-holes are so small and tight as to push up the shoulders.

It will push up in spite of all the load, and simply remain straight.

They push up the steep hill, and dash for the main fort on the top.

Push up the hill, and we shall have them all in ten minutes.

WORD ORIGIN

also pushup, type of physical exercise, 1893, from push (v.) + up (adv.). As an adjective from 1892; of bras from 1957. Related: Push-ups

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