Some articles on pushing:
... Pushing on a string is a figure of speech for influence that is more effective in moving things in one direction than another – you can pull, but not push ... the string, but you can't move it away from you by pushing on the string ...
... na- 'with the foot' naxte 'he kicked it' naksedi 'he broke (a stick) with his foot' pa- 'by pushing' paya 'she was plowing' pawehi 'he knocked them' pu2 'pushing or punching' pucpi 'he ...
... The player has to make matches to spawn green pushing scarabs that will help in pushing the treasure to his side (green tent) ... will also attempt to make matches to spawn red pushing scarabs that will help in pushing the treasure to his side (red pyramid) ... When there are more pushing scarabs, the pushing power increases ...
... Four pushing men ("spingitori") and a pilot driving the car take part in both competitions ... The pushing men take turns in pushing the car and the car becomes the witness of this very original relay race ... The competition rules allow only one pushing man at a time and on downhill roads ("la bassa"), where the car runs faster than its pusher, the pusher gets ...
... In one sense, it is simply pushing the ball with the mallet instead of tapping ... In modern Association Croquet, pushing the ball would generally constitute a fault under rule 28.a.4, which makes it a fault if the striker "moves the striker's ball other than by striking it with ...
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Famous quotes containing the word pushing:
“Would I if I could by pushing a button would I kill five
thousand Chinamen if I could save my brother from
anything. Well I was very fond of my brother and I
could completely imagine his suffering and I replied
that five thousand Chinamen was something I could not
imagine and so it was not interesting. One has to
remember that about imagination, that is when the
world gets dull when everybody does not know what
they can or what they cannot really imagine.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)
“I was only sitting here in my white study
with the awful black words pushing me around.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“From the shrivelling gray
silk of its cocoon
a creature slowly
is pushing out
to stand clear....”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)