push firmly and steadily against
make quick action or attention
force or compel
act of pushing steadily with sth held in the hand
machine for printing
business for printing books or periodicals
newspapers, periodicals and the news sections of radio and television
"the insistence of their hunger"
"the press of business matters"
"he gave the button a press"
"he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
"at the pressing of a button"
"He pressed down on the boards"
"press your thumb on this spot"
"I urged him to finish his studies"
"weigh heavily on the mind"
"Something pressed on his mind"
"she compressed her lips"
"the spasm contracted the muscle"
"The crowds pressed along the street"
"Press little holes into the soft clay"
"This is a pressing problem"
"The liberal party pushed for reforms"
"She is crusading for women's rights"
"The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
"press a record"
"`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
"press your shirts"
"she stood there ironing"
"This guy can press 300 pounds"
"The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
In the cattle-market she shrank from the press of men.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
So crowded that..two had fallen because of the press and been killed.
出自： M. M. Kaye
The press of vehicles in Central London caused considerable confusion on the streets.
出自： K. Warren
An English army..was levied by a general press throughout the kingdom.
出自： D. Hume
The Wind being on our broad side, prest her down very much.
出自： W. Dampier
He pressed his brow against the cold window pane.
出自： H. Roth
He pressed into her hand a packet of birth-control pills.
出自： M. Flanagan
The Constables and Churchwardens came to press you for a soldier.
出自： J. Wesley
He had been pressed out of an American ship.
出自： F. Marryat
Crowds pressed around her trying to get her autograph.
The fans pressed round the rock band.
She pressed her face against the glass.
The boy pressed his ear against the door.
The police pressed the crowd back behind the barriers.
He pressed down the accelerator pedal of his car.
The grass had been pressed down in place where people had been lying.
We are in the process of reform.Many problems are pressing for solution.
They agreed to press for the conference to deal with the problem.
They are pressing for a decision to be made.
他们坚持要作出决定。 press sb for sth
The student got up, stood there, and said nothing.The teacher pressed him for an answer.
I don't know whether to accept this new job, and the firm is pressing me for a decision.
No one really knew what had happened except the office boy.Everyone pressed him for more details.
I am pressed for a reply.
我被催着作出答复。 press sb for sth
At that time we were pressed for money.
我只好挤过人群。 press in
Night was already pressing in as we reached the little town.
She pressed a coin into the little girl's hand.
Too many people were pressed into the room, and I could hardly breathe.
我们是在这里停下还是赶紧奔向下一个城镇呢? press on with sth
Let's press on with our work.
The police pressed on with the investigation.
The sleeping child was pressing on me and making me uncomfortably.
熟睡的孩子压在我的身上,使我感到很不舒服。 press sb/sth on sb
She pressed the baby on her husband.
她把婴儿塞给她丈夫。 press sth on sb
He tried to press another drink on me.
The hostess pressed fish on her guests.
Don't press your opinions on her.
His aunts were pressing on him cups of tea and chocolate cookies.
他的那些姑母不停地硬要他喝茶,吃巧克力饼干。 press on sb
Steadily rising prices press mostly on the poor and the old people with fixed incomes.
Shall I press out the shirt for you?
The juice of the grapes was pressed out.
孩子们紧紧地依偎着他们的母亲。 press sb/oneself/sth to sb/sth
She pressed the little girl to her chest.
He pressed himself to the ground.
The little boy pressed his hand to his chest.
He pressed his ear to the instrument.
人群挤在一起,我们几乎喘不过气来。 press sth ⇔ together
She pressed her palms together.
He was pressed with hunger.
She is pressed with sorrows.
误 That big corporation tried to bribe press to sit on the story.
正 That big corporation tried to bribe the press to sit on the story.
误 Press pulled the plug on the Liberal candidate, and he lost the election.
正 The press pulled the plug on the Liberal candidate, and he lost the election.