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  • n.按;出版社;新闻界;报刊
  • v.按;压榨;敦促;挤
  • Web按下;压力;按压
Plural Form:presses  Present Participle:pressing  Past Tense:pressed  
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n.
报章newspapers
1.
[singspv]
报章杂志;报刊;平面媒体newspapers and magazines
the local/national/foreign press
地方╱全国╱外国报刊
the popular/tabloid press(= smaller newspapers with a lot of pictures and stories of famous people)
通俗报刊;小报
The story was reported in the press and on television.
这件事已在报刊和电视上报道了。
the music/sporting press(= newspapers and magazines about music/sport)
音乐╱体育报刊
Unlike the American, the British press operates on a national scale.
与美国不同,英国报刊都是行销全国的。
the freedom of the Press/press freedom(= the freedom to report any events and express opinions)
新闻自由
The event is bound to attract wide press coverage(= it will be written about in many newspapers) .
这个事件一定会在各报刊广泛报道。
2.
[singspv]
记者;新闻工作者;新闻界the journalists and photographers who work for newspapers and magazines
The Press was/were not allowed to attend the trial.
庭审谢绝新闻采访。
3.
[sing][u]
报道;评论the type or amount of reports that newspapers write about sb/sth
The airline has had a bad press recently(= journalists have written unpleasant things about it) .
这家航空公司最近受到新闻界的责难。
出版;印刷publishing/printing
4.
[c][u]
印刷机;印刷a machine for printing books, newspapers, etc.; the process of printing them
We were able to watch the books rolling off the presses.
我们可以看到书本从印刷机上源源不断地印出。
These prices are correct at the time of going to press .
这些价格在付印时是准确无误的。
a story that is hot off the press(= has just appeared in the newspapers)
刚刚见报的新闻报道
5.
[c]
出版社;印刷所a business that prints and publishes books
Oxford University Press
牛津大学出版社
挤压设备equipment for pressing
6.
[c]
压平机;压榨机;榨汁机a piece of equipment that is used for creating pressure on things, to make them flat or to get liquid from them
a trouser press
烫裤机
a garlic press
压蒜器
推压act of pushing
7.
[c][ususing]
挤压;推;按an act of pushing sth with your hand or with a tool that you are holding
He gave the bell another press.
他又按了一下铃。
Those shirts need a press(= with an iron) .
这些衬衣需要熨一熨。
群集crowd
8.
[sing]
拥挤的人群(或大批事物)a large number of people or things competing for space or movement
the press of bodies all moving the same way
拥向同一方向的人群
橱柜cupboard
9.
[c]
(分层)大壁橱,衣柜,书柜,碗柜a large cupboard, usually with shelves, for holding clothes, books, etc.
v.
推;挤push/squeeze
1.
[t][i]
(被)压,挤,推,施加压力to push sth closely and firmly against sth; to be pushed in this way
She pressed her face against the window.
她把脸贴在窗子上。
He pressed a handkerchief to his nose.
他用手绢捂住鼻子。
She pressed her lips together.
她紧抿着双唇。
His body was pressing against hers.
他的身体紧贴着她。
2.
[t][i]
按,压(使启动)to push or squeeze part of a device, etc. in order to make it work
to press a button/switch/key
按下按钮╱开关╱按键
He pressed the lid firmly shut.
他把盖子盖得紧紧的。
Press here to open.
请按此处打开。
She pressed down hard on the gas pedal.
她用力踩下油门踏板。
3.
[t]
~ sth into/onto sth
将…塞进;把…按入to put sth in a place by pushing it firmly
He pressed a coin into her hand and moved on.
他把一枚硬币塞进她手里,然后继续向前走。
4.
[t]
~ sth
(深情地)紧握(某人的手或臂)to squeeze sb's hand or arm, especially as a sign of affection
5.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
(向…)拥挤,推搡着移动to move in the direction mentioned by pushing
The photographers pressed around the royal visitors.
摄影记者们在王室贵宾周围挤来挤去。
A host of unwelcome thoughts were pressing in on him.
一大堆恼人的心事涌上他的心头。
劝说try to persuade
6.
[t]
催促;敦促;逼迫to make strong efforts to persuade or force sb to do sth
If pressed , he will admit that he knew about the affair.
如果逼问他,他就会承认对此事知情。
The bank is pressing us for repayment of the loan.
银行正在催我们偿还贷款。
They are pressing us to make a quick decision.
他们正催促我们尽快做决定。
Don't let yourself be pressed into doing something you don't like.
不要勉强自己做不喜欢的事情。
观点;要求;事情point/claim/case
7.
[t]
~ sth
坚持;反复强调to express or repeat sth with force
I don't want to press the point , but you do owe me $200.
我不想老提这一点,但你确实欠我 200 元钱。
She is still pressing her claim for compensation.
她仍然坚持索赔。
They were determined to press their case at the highest level.
他们决心把事情闹到最高层。
弄平make flat/smooth
8.
[t]
把…压平;压扁to make sth flat or smooth by using force or putting sth heavy on top
pressed flowers(= pressed between the pages of a book)
夹在书页中间压扁的花
Press the soil flat with the back of a spade.
用铁锹背把土拍平。
9.
[t]
~ sth
熨平;烫平to make clothes smooth using a hot iron
My suit needs pressing.
我的西服该熨了。
蔬果fruit/vegetables
10.
[t]
~ sth
把…榨汁;压榨to squeeze the juice out of fruit or vegetables by using force or weight
金属metal
11.
[t]
把…压成;压制to make sth from a material, using pressure
to press a CD
压制一张光盘
The car bodies are pressed out of sheets of metal.
汽车车身是用板金压制成的。
IDM
press (the) flesh
(informal)
和群众握手致意to say hello to people by shaking hands
to press home an attack/an argument/a point
把进攻╱论证╱论点坚持到底
Simon saw she was hesitating and pressed home his advantage.
西蒙见她犹豫不决,便趁机占尽优势。
press sth home
坚持不懈;争辩到底to get as much advantage as possible from a situation by attacking or arguing in a determined way
to press home an attack/an argument/a point
把进攻╱论证╱论点坚持到底
Simon saw she was hesitating and pressed home his advantage.
西蒙见她犹豫不决,便趁机占尽优势。
Every type of boat was pressed into service to rescue passengers from the sinking ferry.
为了营救正在下沉的渡轮上的旅客,各类船只都被临时征用了。
press sb/sth into service
姑且使用;临时凑合to use sb/sth for a purpose that they were not trained or intended for because there is nobody or nothing else available
Every type of boat was pressed into service to rescue passengers from the sinking ferry.
为了营救正在下沉的渡轮上的旅客,各类船只都被临时征用了。

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