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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshove around
he/she/itshoves around
present participleshoving around
past tenseshoved around
past participleshoved around
  1. shove someone around to treat someone badly and in an unfair way, especially by giving them orders

    Well, they won’t be able to shove me around anymore.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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