Definition of push for phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

push for

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

push for something

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push somebody for something

 
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to repeatedly ask for something or try to make something happen because you think it is very important. The pressure group is pushing for a ban on GM foods. I'm going to have to push you for an answer.
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