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Past tense for to prod (someone) gently with one's elbow in order to attract attention
“Josie made sure to nudge me hard when she caught me looking at Jonny.”
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Past tense for to push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal
“Close your hands over the newly formed hair roll and gently nudge the hair to the right in a rolling motion.”
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Past tense for to near or come close to something
“He revealed Russia's economic growth this year would nudge six per cent.”
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Past tense for to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
“… accidentally nudged me as they squeezed past.”
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Past tense for to coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something
“Some lawmakers and families of Japanese abduction victims are calling on the government to impose the sanctions as a measure to nudge North Korea to respond to Japan's demands.”
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