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at a push

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat a pushat a pushBritish English informalDIFFICULT if you can do something at a push, it will be difficult, but you will be able to do it We have room for five people, maybe six at a push. push
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at a pushThis is something to which 70 percent of the Carter camp will likewise admit, at a push.Paul is not very good at pushing it yet.Michael, at a push, will admit to being the most sensible of the three.
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