Pushed-on sentence example

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  • He's been clear enough about that, and yet it's being pushed on him.

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  • Dodging cobwebs by the dozens, she pushed on until deciding she had reached a point behind the building.

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  • He turned the knob and pushed on the door.

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  • The heavy wagons pushed on.

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  • The back door opened silently when she pushed on it, as if she were in a dream.

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  • Disentangling a thorny bush from her jeans, she pushed on until she spotted a bush with dark blue berries.

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  • Leaving the main body of his party at Menindie on the Darling under a man named Wright, Burke, with seven men, five horses and sixteen camels, pushed on for Cooper's Creek, the understanding being that Wright should follow him in easy stages to the depot proposed to be there established.

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  • In 880 the invaders took Nijmwegen, erected a permanent camp at Elsloo and pushed on to the Rhine.

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  • The emperor pushed on his schemes regardless of everything.

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  • He gathered a fleet at Ravenna, captured Chioggia, and pushed on up the Lido towards the capital of the lagoons at Malamocco.

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  • The arsenal of Vienna was ransacked for guns, stores and appliances, and preparations in the island pushed on as fast as possible.

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  • In Carinthia the oxidizing process from the first is pushed on so far that metallic lead begins to show, and the oxygen introduced predominates over the sulphur left.

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  • On his recovery he pushed on to Civita Vecchia and Rome.

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  • The 8th division, belonging to the same corps, could not see their comrades sacrificed before their eyes, and pushed on through Sadowa to relieve the pressure on the right of the 7th division.

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  • Here he procured a Kathiri escort and pushed on through Saiyun to Tarim, the former capital.

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  • Commissioned by Mehemet Ali to inform him about the situation in Nejd brought about by the rising power of Abdallah Ibn Rashid, Wallin left Cairo in April 1845, and crossing the pilgrim road at Ma`an, pushed on across the Syrian desert to the Wadi Sirhan and the Jauf oasis, where he halted during the hot summer months.

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  • He left Quintana, visited Lyons and Geneva, repaired to Oecolampadius at Basel, and pushed on to Bucer and Capito at Strassburg.

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  • Towards the native population Wissmann's attitude was conciliatory, and under his rule the development of the resources of the country was pushed on.

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  • Ney pushed on his advance up the Brussels road.

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  • Grouchy now pushed on towards Fleurus, which was still held by Blucher's troops, and there the advance came to a.

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  • Grouchy was now urged by his generals, especially by Gerard, to march to the sound of the firing, but he refused to take their advice, and pushed on to Wavre, where he found the Prussians (Thielemann's corps of 16,00o men) holding the passages across the Dyle.

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  • The coins are placed in a rouleau in the hopper C and the lowest one is pushed on to the pan B by a slide not shown in the figure.

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  • Saps were then pushed on against Erh-Lung, and to help in their progress a Russian advanced work called " G " was captured on the 16th, by a skilfully combined attack of infantry and artillery.

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  • Hood manoeuvred Schofield out of his lines and pushed on once more.

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  • Mahmud, after this victory, pushed on through the Punjab to Nagar-kot (Kangra), and carried off much spoil from the Hindu temples to enrich his treasury at Ghazni.

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  • Operations were pushed on vigorously during the war, and a special Act of Parliament was passed in 1915 to facilitate the provision of dwelling-houses for Admiralty employees.

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  • On Ontario the Americans pushed on their preparations at Sackett's Harbour under Isaac Chauncey; the English were similarly engaged at Kingston.

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  • An immediate pursuit was ordered, and the Indian contingent, under Major-General Macpherson, reached Zagazig, while the cavalry, under Major-General Drury Lowe, occupied Belbeis and pushed on to Cairo, 65 m.

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  • The railway was now pushed on without interruption, reaching Otao on the 3oth.

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  • Thus the stout Aryans spread eastwards through northern India, pushed on from behind by later arrivals of their own stock, and driving before them, or reducing to bondage, the earlier " black-skinned " races.

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  • The party of 12 pushed on up the Beardmore glacier with three man-hauled sledges, and after leaving a depot in the middle of the glacier, reached the Plateau at 8,000 ft.

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  • As early as the second year of the reign of Hisham, `Anbasa, the governor of Spain, crossed the Pyrenees, and pushed on military operations vigorously.

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  • In a further communication to the Annales, Argand pushed on the applications of his theory.

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  • The main body of Coronado's expedition remained in New Mexico on the Rio Grande while he pushed on to the fabled land of Quivira,' only to meet with another disappointment.

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  • An engagement which took place near Kumishah, on the road between Isfahan and Shiraz, having been successful, the English commander pushed on to the latter town, where the two rebel princes were seized and imprisoned.

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  • Thence he pushed on round the coast, landed in Mossel Bay, then sailing up the south-east coast he sighted land again on the 25th of December 1497, and named it in honour of the day, Natal.

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  • The Senegal was reached in 1445, Cape Verde was passed in the same year, and in 1446 Alvaro Fernandes pushed on almost as far as Sierra Leone.

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  • He pushed on the same day with his companions in the direction of Wales, where, it was hoped, they would be joined by bands of insurgents.

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  • In the spring of 69, at the head of only two legions, he marched through Sophene, the south-western portion of Armenia, crossed the Tigris, and pushed on to the newly-built royal city, Tigranocerta, situated on one of the affluents of that river.

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  • When once the site is cleared and the foundations prepared and set, work can be pushed on the walls at different storeys at one and the same time, and often main cornices and filling-in work are fixed before special details and ornamentation.

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  • In 1441 exploration began again in earnest with the venture of Antam Goncalvez, who brought to Portugal the first slaves and gold-dust from the Guinea coasts beyond Bojador; while Nuno Tristam in the same year pushed on to Cape Blanco.

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  • Thus Diniz Diaz, Nuno Tristam, and others reached the Senegal in 1445; Diaz rounded Cape Verde in the same year; and in 1446 Alvaro Fernandez pushed on almost to our Sierra Leone, to a point 10 leagues beyond Cape Verde.

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  • Meanwhile, settlers had pushed on further into the wilderness.

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  • But too much was at stake, so she pushed on.

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  • Line after line pushed on in determined waves undulating in perfect synchrony as they crossed the setting sun.

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  • Ibrahim Pasha replaced Tusun in command, and on reaching Arabia in September 1816 his first aim was to gain over the great Bedouin tribes holding the roads between Hejaz and his objective in Nejd; having thus secured his line of advance he pushed on boldly and defeated Abdallah at Wiya, where he put to death all prisoners taken; thence rapidly advancing, with contingents of the friendly Harb and Muter tribes in support of his regular troops, he laid siege to Ras; this place, however, held out and after a four months' siege he was compelled to give up the attack.

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  • This determination to be a working playwright, pushed on in the face of critical hostility and popular indifference, is a very curious trait in the character of Tennyson.

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  • So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.

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  • When an item enters the stack it is said to be pushed on the stack.

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  • At 0325 two Israeli sappers blew the gate, and the Palmachniks pushed on to the Jewish Quarter.

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  • One report suggests that the comeback tour he was launching just before his death was pushed on him by his advisors because he needed the money that badly.

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