Definition of push on in English:

push on

phrasal verb

  • Continue on a journey.

    ‘the light was already fading, but she pushed on’
    • ‘Pace yourself with a pause at a cafe, in a square or park, before 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.’
    • ‘It would be a lovely journey, so people kept pushing on.’
    • ‘We acclimatise with two nights in Namche before pushing on.’
    • ‘The pair pushed on first to Lion-sur-Mer, then Hermanville-sur-Mer, before they set up their station in Caen.’
    • ‘By now, both were very fatigued, but they both pushed on.’
    • ‘Two gunmen were arrested and, as heavy fire could still be heard ahead, Major Hollister pushed on with just two of his men.’
    • ‘The middle westerner pushes on, endures, and finally finds a place that looks like home.’
    • ‘A short photo stop soon cooled us down, before we pushed on up the hill carrying the weighty bags of tackle and camera gear.’
    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 ahead
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