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- v. cause to come or go down
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Those terrific old handcars with the seesaw type of double handle so one guy would push down while the other guy facing him pulled up, and then vice versa, and the handcar would go zipping along the track, that old kind of handcar that guys like Buster Keaton used to travel on, they don’t have them anymore.
I therefore determined to push down the north bank of the Mattapony far enough to enable me to send these impediments directly to West Point, where I anticipated finding some of our gunboats and transports, that could carry all to the North.
To see to this I decided to go in person with the main column, which was to push down into the western part of the Indian Territory, having for its initial objective the villages which, at the beginning of hostilities, had fled toward the head-waters of the Red River, and those also that had gone to the same remote region after decamping from the neighborhood of Larned at the time that General Hazen sent Buffalo Bill to me with the news.
When you push down the lower arm, the upper one waggles.
Magruder was instructed to push down the Williamsburg Road and have Jackson's support in attacking the enemy.
Desperate to push down my noninnocent thoughts about how utterly attractive Derek looked today in his jersey and jeans, I figured I’d distract myself with my new favorite topic.
Trying to push down the disappointment in my gut at the end of our nondate date, I pasted on a big smile.