English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Verb edit

press on (third-person singular simple present presses on, present participle pressing on, simple past and past participle pressed on)

  1. (idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance
    • 1951 April, D. S. Barrie, “British Railways: A Survey, 1948-1950”, in Railway Magazine, number 600, page 225:
      British Railways are, however, pressing on with the introduction of standard equipment, and in this, the fourth year of unified working, standard locomotives and rolling stock will be coming into service in considerable numbers.
    • 2017 July 23, Brandon Nowalk, “The great game begins with a bang on Game Of Thrones (newbies)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      And now she has the real dilemma: press on to King’s Landing, where I have no doubt she could get as close to killing Cersei as anyone else, or double back to Winterfell to reunite with her family.

Synonyms edit

Translations edit

Anagrams edit