press on/ahead Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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press on/ahead

phrasal verb with press uk   us   /pres/ verb
C2 to ​start or ​continue doing something in a ​determined way, often ​despiteproblems: It was ​pouring with ​rain, but we ​pressed on regardless. The ​government is ​pressingahead withitsplans to ​reorganize the ​penalsystem.
(Definition of press on/ahead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “press on/ahead”
in Chinese (Simplified) 奋进, (不顾困难地)继续进行…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奮進, (不顧困難地)繼續進行…
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