Meaning of “press sb about/on sth” in the English Dictionary

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"press sb about/on sth" in Business English

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press sb about/on sth

phrasal verb with press uk /pres/ us 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)