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push-up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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push-upˈpush-up noun [countable usually plural] American English  DSOan exercise in which you lie on the floor on your chest and push yourself up with your arms syn press-up British English
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push-upA beginner starts with about 25 push-ups and then gradually over the following months builds the count up to 100.Then he did exercises he had learned in the Armystraddle jumps, deep knee bends, sit-ups and push-up.I would start shaving regularly, taking fruit salts in the morning, and doing push-ups before breakfast; no naps.Sometimes his thinking failed altogether and he found himself doing push-ups instead.With that mind-set, everything else becomes secondary to the ability to deliver the next quarterly earnings push-up.Hand conditioning: knuckle push-ups, taking care to keep the body straight.Even the opening titles rolled over some naked panting, which merely turned out to be Levin doing his morning push-ups.It is followed by traditional push-ups.
From Longman Business Dictionarypush something → up phrasal verb [transitive] to make the price or value of something increaseNews of the bid has pushed up the group’s share price.There are fears that import price rises will push up inflation.Housing starts increased 2.6% in December, pushed up by falling interest rates. push→ See Verb table
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Verb table
push
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypush
he, she, itpushes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypushed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pushed
he, she, ithas pushed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pushed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill push
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pushed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pushing
he, she, itis pushing
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you, we, theyare pushing
Past
I, he, she, itwas pushing
you, we, theywere pushing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pushing
he, she, ithas been pushing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pushing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pushing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pushing
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