a group of people who try to persuade a member of parliament, senator, etc. to support certain actions
meet (a member of parliament) in order to persuade sb to support one's actions and needs, especially by suggesting a new law
In the lobby of the officers' club the wives were having a whist drive.
出自： G. Markstein
I chanced to be in the lobby of the theatre between acts.
出自： J. Thurber
Abroad, all Access/Visa can do is lobby their international organisations..for a ban.
Write to the papers, organize petitions, lobby relatives, complain to the Governor.
出自： A. Brien
The cotton farmers from the South lobbied against a law to allow importing cotton from Egypt.
Hunters and other sportsmen have been lobbying against intended changes in the gun laws.
They are lobbying for a reduction in defence spending.
Concerned groups have recently been lobbying for increased government support for the arts.
In spite of opposition from the other parties, the changes in the law have been lobbied through.