Translation of empujar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [coche/puerta/columpio] to push lo empujaron contra la pared they pushed him (up) against the wall el viento empujaba la barca hacia la orilla the wind was blowing o/or carrying the boat toward(s) the shore ¡empújame! give me a push! 1.2 (incitar, presionar) to spur … on; (obligar) to force no tenía ganas, pero yo la empujé un poco she didn't feel like it, but I talked her into it o/or I spurred her on a bit 1.3 [Tecnología/Technology] to drive
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1.1 (hacer presión) to push empujar push empuja tú de tu lado you push from your side un actor joven que viene empujando fuerte [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] a young actor who is making quite an impression 1.2 (dar empellones) to push, shove ¡sin empujar! stop pushing! todo el mundo empujaba para entrar everybody was pushing and shoving to get in
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