One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Continue on a journey.‘the light was already fading, but she pushed on’
continue one's journey, continue on one's way, carry on, advance, press on, progress, make progress, proceed, go on, make headway, gain ground, push forward, forge ahead, go aheadView synonyms
- ‘The middle westerner pushes on, endures, and finally finds a place that looks like home.’
- ‘The pair pushed on first to Lion-sur-Mer, then Hermanville-sur-Mer, before they set up their station in Caen.’
- ‘We acclimatise with two nights in Namche before pushing on.’
- ‘By now, both were very fatigued, but they both pushed on.’
- ‘A short photo stop soon cooled us down, before we pushed on up the hill carrying the weighty bags of tackle and camera gear.’
- ‘It would be a lovely journey, so people kept pushing on.’
- ‘After a week and a half of catching up on sleep and drinking enough wine to prop up the economy, we begin thinking about pushing on to the island of Faial.’
- ‘They advanced some two to three miles to a roundabout Capt Cosby described as the gates of the city before pushing on.’
- ‘Pace yourself with a pause at a cafe, in a square or park, before pushing on.’
- ‘Two gunmen were arrested and, as heavy fire could still be heard ahead, Major Hollister pushed on with just two of his men.’
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