Übersetzung von “press” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /pres/ us /pres/

B1 to push something firmly

apretar, pulsar
Press the button to start the machine.
He pressed his face against the window.
noun uk /pres/ us /pres/
the press

newspapers and magazines, or the people who write them

la prensa
the national press

(Übersetzung von “press” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /pres/

to use a pushing motion (against)

apretar, presionar
Press the bell twice!
The children pressed close to their mother.

to squeeze; to flatten

exprimir, estrujar; prensar
The grapes are pressed to extract the juice.

to urge or hurry

presionar; apremiar
He pressed her to enter the competition.

to insist on

presionar, insistir
The printers are pressing their claim for higher pay.

to iron

Your trousers need to be pressed.
pressing adjective


urgente, apremiante
a pressing invitation.
press conference noun

a meeting in which information is given to journalists

conferencia de prensa
The company director will be giving a press conference this afternoon.
press cutting noun

an article cut out of a newspaper or magazine.

recorte de periódico
be hard pressed

to be in difficulties

estar en apuros
He’s hard pressed financially.
be pressed for

to be short of

ir mal de, andar escaso de
I must hurry – I’m pressed for time.
press for phrasal verb

to try to get; to keep demanding

reclamar con insistencia, reivindicar
The miners are pressing for higher wages.
press forward phrasal verb ( press on)

to continue (in spite of difficulties)

seguir adelante
She pressed on with her work.

(Übersetzung von “press” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)