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Translation of "press" - English-Spanish dictionary

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 planchar Your trousers need to be pressed.
pressing adjective
urgent 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.
(Definition of press from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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