- v. 按；壓；逼迫；強迫服役；征用
- n. 新聞界；出版社；報刊；新聞輿論；壓；熨燙機；印刷機
- vt. 按,壓 push firmly and steadily against
- vi. 緊迫 make quick action or attention
- vt. 逼迫,強迫 force or compel
- [S]壓,按,擠 act of pushing steadily with sth held in the hand
- [C]印刷機 machine for printing
- [C]出版社,通訊社 business for printing books or periodicals
- [S]報刊,報界,新聞界 newspapers, periodicals and the news sections of radio and television
the state of demanding notice or attention;
"the insistence of their hunger"
"the press of business matters"
the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
a machine used for printing
a dense crowd of people
a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;
"he gave the button a press"
"he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
"at the pressing of a button"
exert pressure or force to or upon;
"He pressed down on the boards"
"press your thumb on this spot"
force or impel in an indicated direction;
"I urged him to finish his studies"
to be oppressive or burdensome;
"weigh heavily on the mind"
"Something pressed on his mind"
place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure;
squeeze or press together;
"she compressed her lips"
"the spasm contracted the muscle"
"The crowds pressed along the street"
create by pressing;
"Press little holes into the soft clay"
"This is a pressing problem"
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;
"The liberal party pushed for reforms"
"She is crusading for women's rights"
"The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
press from a plastic;
"press a record"
make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;
"`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
press and smooth with a heated iron;
"press your shirts"
"she stood there ironing"
"This guy can press 300 pounds"
ask for or request earnestly;
"The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
- Please press the controller to turn the machine on.
- Press this button in case of fire.
- The book is crumpled and needs press.
- Press firmly on the wound to stop the bleeding.
- He denied that he had leaked the news to the press.
- The press has given the show a tremendous build-up.
- This press publishes educational books.
- The press is ready to turn out a huge new edition.
- We read news in the daily press.
- This kind of newspaper is alternative press.
- The government's new policy received a good press.
- The book is crumpled and needs press.
- Every room in the hotel has an electric trouser press.
- The printing press was set up on the ground floor.
- We had a lot of bother in repairing the press machine.
- This dress pressed well.
- Time presses.
- The matter is pressing.
- We will let you know if anything presses.
- The men gave a loud cheer at these words and pressed ahead.
- Many people pressed forward to shake hands with him.
- We can either make camp now, or press ahead until dark and be that much nearer our objective.
- We must press ahead with our efforts to reach an agreement.
- They wanted us to press forward with the work.
- Press the button, then the machine will work.
- She has already pressed her skirt.
- Cage pressed her friend's arm tightly.
- It is no good pressing him at this time.
- The enemy army is pressing an attack.
- Your trousers need to be pressed.
- She was pressed by hunger and cold.
- She pressed her guests to stay a little longer.
- They pressed us to stay for lunch.
- It is not wise to press them to leave here so early.
- The children pressed their parents to take them to the sea-bathing resort.
- The man was pressed to pay off his debt.
- It's easy for me to press the pastry flat and thin.
- They like to press wet snow hard to make snowballs.
- Our frontier soldiers pressed the enemy hard.
- Don't press me so hard.
- They have leaked the information out to the press.
- Someone in the ministry had leaked the story to the press.
- These letters were duly handed in, and copies were given to the press representatives.
- The foreign minister declared in a statement to the press that he would never submit to blackmail.
- The discovery is hardly commented by the press.
- A reactionary government is able to suppress the press, but not able to control public opinion.
- Keep this to yourself; don't let it out to the press.
- The press are/is interested in sports.
- The press are/is interested in old maps.
- At the press conference, the reporters copied down every word spoken by the prime minister.
- As a diplomat, you have to pick your words at a press conference.
- We listened in on the premier's press conference.
- The prime minister imparted the news of his trip at a press conference.
- They'll not readily sacrifice their freedom of the press.
- He does not sign his contributions to the press.
- Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press issued a new magazine last year.
- A special press was broadcast last night.
- Her press of what happened is simply not borne out by the facts.
- A manufacturer can amplify the demand of a product by press advertising widely.
- He brushed past the reporters without making any press comment.
- He felt himself a press agent of importance.
- It looks as if the blame has been fastened on an innocent press agent.
- The press officer denied any knowledge of their plans.
- Recently he enrolled in the Press Association.
- This type of press can feed out papers much faster than an ordinary one.
- Prices are correct at the time of going to press.
- Flatten the dough with a press of the hand.
- Those trousers need a press.
- At the end of his speech, the press of people caught alight and began cheering wildly.
- The press of people was quite carried away by the young singer's performance.
- “Go home!”the press of people shouted.
- Don't fling your shoes in the linen press.
- The room was furnished with a linen press and some old furniture.
- press about〔around,round〕 (v.+prep.)
擁護在…周圍 crowd around sb
press about〔around,round〕 sb
The children pressed about her and made a ring.
Crowds pressed around her trying to get her autograph.
The fans pressed round the rock band.
- press against (v.+prep.)
使貼著 push or thrust against
press oneself/sth against sth
The animal pressed itself against a tree trunk.
She pressed her face against the glass.
The boy pressed his ear against the door.
- press back (v.+adv.)
往后按; 迫使向后退 push sth back; force sb go back
press sb/sth ? back
He pressed my arm back.
The police pressed the crowd back behind the barriers.
- press down (v.+adv.)
把…按下去 push sth down
press sth ? down
Facer pressed down the lid.
He pressed down the accelerator pedal of his car.
The grass had been pressed down in place where people had been lying.
- press for (v.+prep.)
缺少 have barely enough of sth
press for sth
The workers formed a union to press for higher wages.
We are in the process of reform.Many problems are pressing for solution.
They agreed to press for the conference to deal with the problem.
They are pressing for a decision to be made.
他們堅持要作出決定。press sb for sth
The student got up, stood there, and said nothing.The teacher pressed him for an answer.
I don't know whether to accept this new job, and the firm is pressing me for a decision.
No one really knew what had happened except the office boy.Everyone pressed him for more details.
I am pressed for a reply.
我被催著作出答復。press sb for sth
At that time we were pressed for money.
- press in1 (v.+adv.)
逼近 advance steadily
press sth ? in
I had to press my way in through the crowd.
Night was already pressing in as we reached the little town.
- press in2〔into〕 (v.+prep.)
把…壓進 push a lot of (things or people) in a mass or into sth
press sb/sth in〔into〕 sth
I tried to press more clothes in the case, but there was not enough room.
She pressed a coin into the little girl's hand.
Too many people were pressed into the room, and I could hardly breathe.
- press on1 (v.+adv.)
奮力前進; 堅持 make one's way with effort; insist on
Shall we stop here or press on to the next town?
我們是在這里停下還是趕緊奔向下一個城鎮呢?press on with sth
Let's press on with our work.
The police pressed on with the investigation.
- press on2 (v.+prep.)
使(某人)負重 cause sb to be weighed or oppressed
press on sb/sth
The driver must have pressed on the accelerator.
The sleeping child was pressing on me and making me uncomfortably.
熟睡的孩子壓在我的身上,使我感到很不舒服。press sb/sth on sb
She pressed the baby on her husband.
她把嬰兒塞給她丈夫。press sth on sb
He tried to press another drink on me.
The hostess pressed fish on her guests.
Don't press your opinions on her.
His aunts were pressing on him cups of tea and chocolate cookies.
他的那些姑母不停地硬要他喝茶,吃巧克力餅干。press on sb
Steadily rising prices press mostly on the poor and the old people with fixed incomes.
- press out (v.+adv.)
把…擠熨平 force sth out by pushing or holding tightly; iron usually clothes
press sth ? out
I pressed out the rest of shampoo by force.
Shall I press out the shirt for you?
The juice of the grapes was pressed out.
- press to (v.+prep.)
使緊靠 cause to keep sb/sth close to one or a part of one's body
press to sb/sth
The children pressed close to their mother.
孩子們緊緊地依偎著他們的母親。press sb/oneself/sth to sb/sth
She pressed the little girl to her chest.
He pressed himself to the ground.
The little boy pressed his hand to his chest.
He pressed his ear to the instrument.
- press together (v.+adv.)
使彼此靠 cause to be tightly held to each other
The crowd pressed together so tightly that we could hardly breathe.
人群擠在一起,我們幾乎喘不過氣來。press sth ? together
She pressed her palms together.
- press with (v.+prep.)
使(某人)受…所困擾 cause sb to be puzzled with
press sb with sth
The policeman pressed him with questions.
He was pressed with hunger.
She is pressed with sorrows.
- press a bell 按鈴
- press a button 按電鈕
- press a demand 堅持要求
- press a policy 強行貫徹一項政策
- press baby 抱緊嬰兒
- press clothes 熨衣服
- press grapes 榨葡萄
- press juice 擠汁
- press oil 榨油
- press one's way 奮力前進,向前擠
- press sb's hand 緊握某人的手
- press steel 軋制鋼材
- press table 壓桌子
- press the trigger of a gun 扣扳機
- press hard 用力壓
- press home 極力(辯護)
- press affectionately 親切地握住
- press brusquely 粗暴地壓
- press brutally 蠻橫地壓
- press cautiously 小心地壓
- press darkly 無知地壓
- press directly 直接壓
- press emotionally 激動地握住
- press forcibly 強有力地按住
- press heavily 沉重地壓
- press hotly 熱壓
- press indirectly 間接壓
- press lightly 輕輕地壓
- press strongly 竭力地壓
- press tenderly 輕柔地按住
- press tightly 緊緊握住
- press warmly 熱情地握緊
- press ahead 奮力前進
- press back 推回去,擊退
- press crowd back 迫使人群后退
- press down 向下壓
- press forward 向前推進
- press on 向前逼進
- press on and on 不斷向前逼近
- press against 推,將…壓在…上
- press against door 用力推門
- press a charge against 對(某人)起訴
- press ear against door 把耳朵緊貼在門上
- press sb against wall 使某人貼住墻
- press for 反復要求,敦促
- press for an answer 催促答復
- press sb for details 向某人追問詳情
- press for reform 迫切要求改革
- press oil from soya beans 榨取豆油
- press into 使壓成,逼…致使,把…塞入
- press sb into confession 逼某人坦白,逼供
- press clay into various forms 把泥壓成各種形狀
- press on〔upon〕 按,將…壓在…上,使負重擔,壓迫
- press on button 按電鈕或鍵
- press sth out of 從…中榨出
- press through a door 擠過一扇門
- press ahead with effort 加緊努力
- press with hunger 為饑餓所迫
- press hard with questions 不斷詰問
- censor the press 檢查新聞輿論
- control the press 控制新聞輿論
- go to press 付印
- have a good press 受新聞界的好評
- muzzle the press 壓制新聞輿論
- bad press 在報上名聲不好
- blue press 黃色的報刊
- foreign press 外國報刊
- free press 享有新聞自由的報刊
- good press 在報上受好評
- gutter press 格調低下的報刊,三流小報
- local press 當地報刊
- military press (舉重運動推舉中只用臂力的)硬推,實力推
- permanent press 永久性熨平
- bench press 臥推
- cider press 蘋果汁榨取機
- full-court press 全場緊逼防守
- university press 大學附屬出版社
- wine press (釀酒用的)葡萄壓榨機
- the Associated P- 美聯社
- the United P- 合眾社
- press agent 宣傳員
- press association 國際新聞通訊社
- press conference 記者招待會
- press corps 記者團
- press corrector 校對員
- press correspondent 新聞通訊員
- in the press 在印刷中
In the cattle-market she shrank from the press of men.出自： D. H. Lawrence
So crowded that..two had fallen because of the press and been killed.出自： M. M. Kaye
The press of vehicles in Central London caused considerable confusion on the streets.出自： K. Warren
An English army..was levied by a general press throughout the kingdom.出自： D. Hume
The Wind being on our broad side, prest her down very much.出自： W. Dampier
He pressed his brow against the cold window pane.出自： H. Roth
He pressed into her hand a packet of birth-control pills.出自： M. Flanagan
The Constables and Churchwardens came to press you for a soldier.出自： J. Wesley
He had been pressed out of an American ship.出自： F. Marryat
- press用作不及物動詞時,常與ahead, forward, for等詞連用。
- press, pinch, squeeze
- Press the button, then the machine will work.按下電鈕,機器就能運轉了。
- Press the button to ring the bell.按那個鈕可以打鈴。
- The child was crying because somebody had pinched her.那孩子哭了,因為有人掐她。
- He pinched the boy's face playfully.他開玩笑地擰了這男孩的臉。
- Squeeze the sponge so that all the water comes out.捏緊海綿,把水擠出來。
- This only gave them opportunity to squeeze profits.這只能為他們提供機會榨取利潤。
- We pressed her to continue her story.
- We pressed her into continuing her story.
- The shoe presses my toe.
- My toe presses against the shoe.
- press, gazette, journal, newspaper
- newspaper是“報紙”的普通用語。今天或昨天的報紙被普通稱為today's newspaper或yesterday's newspaper; journal指定期刊物或報紙,尤指“雜志”; gazette指“官報”,尤指“政府公報”; press指“新聞界”“出版社”,是一國、一地或一都市的出版機構的總稱。
誤 That big corporation tried to bribe press to sit on the story.
正 That big corporation tried to bribe the press to sit on the story.新聞界披露了那位自由黨候選人的秘密活動,于是,他競選失敗了。
誤 Press pulled the plug on the Liberal candidate, and he lost the election.
正 The press pulled the plug on the Liberal candidate, and he lost the election.
- ☆ 14世紀初期進入英語，直接源自古法語的presser，意為擠壓；最初源自拉丁語的pressare，意為按。
- pressed adj. 緊缺的，缺少的‖pressing adj. 緊迫的；迫切的;再三要求的,懇切要求的