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barge

2 verb
     
barge2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
to move somewhere in a rough careless way, often hitting against things [= push]:
She ran outside, barging past bushes and shrubs.
barge your way through/to etc something
She barged her way through the shopping crowds.

barge in

phrasal verb
to enter somewhere rudely, or to rudely interrupt someone:
George barged into my office without knocking.
barge in on
'Sorry to barge in on your evening,' James said.

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