amount of force against sth
strong or oppressive influence
"the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
"the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
"he gave the button a press"
"he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
"at the pressing of a button"
"the insistence of their hunger"
"the press of business matters"
"the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
The door opened to the pressure of his hand.
出自： R. Guy
The trouble about an Oxford education..is that no-one..pressures you into working.
出自： H. Cheetham
Richard began to pressure Daphne to get rid of Elizabeth.
出自： R. Jaffe
She felt pressured to be cheerful..when doing so cost her great pain.
出自： P. Rose