What does push through mean?
keep trying and continue on
Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:
Cars 3 (2017)
Cruz Ramirez: It’s all about motivation, Mr. McQueen. You can use anything negative as fuel to push through to the positive!
Lightning McQueen: I’ve been pretty positive ever since I was a rookie.
Cruz Ramirez: I am so excited that I get to train you. I grew up watching you on TV!
Lightning McQueen: Huh, is that right?
Cruz Ramirez: These young guys are great and all, but I like a challenge.
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Naked and Afraid XL “Welcome to the Jungle” (2015)
Time of Scene:
Hakim Isler: Every time I try to sit up, it’s just like…
E.J. Snyder: Can’t do it.
Narrator: After four days without almost no water, Hakim suffers from severe heat exhaustion. If his condition continues to deteriorate, he risks organ failure.
Hakim Isler: This thing is kicking my ass. I mean, I am beyond dehydrated right now the way this thing is going on. These cramps are so insane. Umm, this is a whole other level.
Jeff Zausch: What muscle is it hitting now?
Hakim Isler: It’s still right across here anytime I try to sit up.
Jeff Zausch: Right on your stomach. I respect your toughness, man.
…I’m worried about him. I’m not just worried about his physical health, but I’m worried about him, you know, how he’s doing mentally because it sucks to even think about tapping out of something like this.
If this is it, man, like I said, I’ve got mad respect for you. Like, you don’t even know. But I’d regret even more if something happened, you know.
E.J. Snyder: You’re my brother. I respect you. And you know. You’re a tough guy. I know that. And nobody can take that away from you. Whatever you decide, buddy. We’re with you.
Hakim Isler: The ego in me says, I just wanna push through and stay here until I die. You know. And the other me says, that’s not very responsible. And I could push through, but I don’t know what kind of damage I’m doing to my body. And so I’m gonna have to tap out.
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