push through

push through
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "push through":
present tense I/you/we/they push through he/she/it pushes through present participle pushing through past tense pushed through past participle pushed through
to succeed in getting a law, agreement etc accepted quickly although a lot of people oppose it

He is determined to push the bill through Parliament.

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