One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she shoved him back into the chair’
push, thrust, propel, impel
send, press, drive, plunge, stick, force, shoot, ram, barge, bump, knock, strike, hit, jolt, butt, prod, poke, nudge, elbow, shoulder
bulldoze, sweep, jostle, bundle, hustle, hurry, rush, manhandle
2‘she shoved past him and ran off’
push, push one's way, force one's way, barge, barge one's way, elbow, elbow one's way, shoulder one's way, muscle, bludgeon one's way, plunge, crash, bulldoze, sweep, bundle, hustle, hurry, rush
1‘she gave him a hefty shove’
push, thrust, barge, ram, bump, bang, jolt, butt, knock, prod, poke, nudge, elbow, shoulder, jostle
‘shove off—I don't want you here’
go away, depart, leave, take off, get out, get out of my sight
go, go your way, get going, take oneself off, get moving, move off, be off, set off, set out, start out, make a start, take one's leave, decamp, duck out, take wing, walk out, walk off
be off with you!, shoo!
hit the road, fly, skedaddle, split, vamoose, scat, scram, make oneself scarce, be on one's way, run along, beat it, get, get lost, push off, buzz off, clear off, skip off, pop off, go jump in the lake, go and jump in the lake
on your bike!, go and chase yourself!
get along, push along, get stuffed, sling your hook, hop it, hop the stick, hop the twig, bog off, naff off
bug off, light out, haul off, haul ass, take a powder, hit the trail, take a hike
bugger off, piss off, fuck off
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