shove over


shove over
   American
   to kill
   Not necessarily involving a cliff but into another state of existence, perhaps:
    Did you — did anybody — have any idea that she was gonna get shoved over? (Diehl, 1978)

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  • shove over — ˌshove ˈover ˌshove ˈup [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they shove over he/she/it shoves over present p …   Useful english dictionary

  • shove over — phrasal verb shove over or shove up [intransitive] Word forms shove over : present tense I/you/we/they shove over he/she/it shoves over present participle shoving over past tense shoved over past participle shoved over British to move in order to …   English dictionary

  • shove up — ˌshove ˈover ˌshove ˈup [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they shove over he/she/it shoves over …   Useful english dictionary

  • shove up — phrasal verb shove over or shove up [intransitive] Word forms shove over : present tense I/you/we/they shove over he/she/it shoves over present participle shoving over past tense shoved over past participle shoved over British to move in order to …   English dictionary

  • shove — I UK [ʃʌv] / US verb Word forms shove : present tense I/you/we/they shove he/she/it shoves present participle shoving past tense shoved past participle shoved * 1) [intransitive/transitive] to push someone or something with force Stop shoving me! …   English dictionary

  • Shove ha'penny — (or shove halfpenny, and also known in ancestral form as shoffe grote shove groat in Modern English, slype groat slip groat , and slide thrift)Cite web| url=http://www.tradgames.org.uk/games/Shove HaPenny.htm |title=Shove Ha penny: History and… …   Wikipedia

  • Shove-its — A Shove it is a skateboarding trick where the skateboarder makes their board spin 180 degrees or more under their feet.There are many variations of the Shove it but they all follow the same principle: The skateboarder s lead foot stays in one… …   Wikipedia

  • shove — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to push someone or something, in a rough or careless way, using your hands or shoulders: shove sb aside/into etc: Secret Service men shoved people aside to make way for the President. | shove sb/sth: Stop shoving me or I ll tell… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shove — shove1 S3 [ʃʌv] v [: Old English; Origin: scufan to push away ] 1.) [I and T] to push someone or something in a rough or careless way, using your hands or shoulders ▪ He shoved her towards the car. ▪ Everyone was pushing and shoving to see the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shove — [OE] Shove was originally a perfectly respectable, neutral verb for ‘push forcefully, thrust’, but over the centuries it has come down 455 shy in the world, acquiring connotations of rudeness. In common with German schieben and Dutch schuiven it… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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