Usage examples for shove

  1. The stranger had not in reality given Tom the final shove that sent him overboard. – Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  2. Jim, shove thuck pole in. – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  3. The little fellow snatched the bright coin in his snuffling, awkward fashion, and, when it was clutched in his fingers, made a furious shove, intending to drive it into his mouth. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  4. Pick up the child, Tom, and shove it out of the way. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  5. I've tried for five years now to shove it out of sight on some one of those shelves. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  6. His patience worn out at last, Woon seized him roughly, dragged him to his feet, gave him a shove shipward, and started him on the home trail, but in a few minutes the bewildered seaman fell down in the deep snow through which he was walking. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  7. If there's one thing I won't do it's shove myself forward when I'm not wanted. – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory
  8. We'll shove in close and have a look." – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  9. Same with the doctors: used to shove me out of the hospital before I could hardly stand on my legs, and nothing to pay. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  10. So near as it is to the shore that one shove more would land it there, I had hoped that would be given; and that we should open with the next year an institution on which the fortunes of our country may depend more than may meet the general eye. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  11. " We shove heem out in de rivaire. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  12. Just shove it into a pocket of the coat. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  13. I want to pray, and I don't know how; and it seems as if I could shove in some of my own if I had them going through my head once again. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  14. She gave Penny a little shove into the room and closed the door. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  15. I'll just shove everything through into the fo'c's'le, and we'll leave them there for Mr. Gow. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  16. The boats were also got ready, so that they might put to sea as soon as the provisions arrived, or, in case the natives after all should prove treacherous, shove off at a moment's notice. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. " It is as well to be on the safe side, and to have the boats ready to shove off in case it should be necessary," I heard Mudge observe to my father. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. My hands were so moist I had trouble holding the slippery keys, but finally I managed to shove in the first one. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  19. Well, I'll shove along. – Ulysses by James Joyce