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English definition of “press on/ahead”

press on/ahead

verb uk phrasal verb with press   /pres/ us  
C2 to start or continue doing something in a determined way, often despite problems: It was pouring with rain, but we pressed on regardless. The government is pressing ahead with its plans to reorganize the penal system.Continue and last
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