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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypress on
he/she/itpresses on
present participlepressing on
past tensepressed on
past participlepressed on

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [intransitive] same as press ahead

    Mr Scott ignored the comment and pressed on.

  2. 2
    [transitive] press something on someone to try in a determined way to give someone something, especially something that they do not really want

    It's not fair to keep pressing chocolates on her when she's trying to diet.

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