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English definition of “press sb about/on sth”

press sb about/on sth

phrasal verb with press
 
 
/pres/ verb [I or T]
to try hard to persuade someone to tell you something: Although he was pressed on the matter by journalists, the minister refused to disclose any further details.
(Definition of press sb about/on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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