To press

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Definition

to press (the button): to push (the button)
verb
Note the press means 'the media'.

pressing: urgent, in need of immediate action
adjective

to press someone (to do something): to put pressure on somebody (to do something)
idiom

Examples

  • "If you are quite angry with a Delavigne product, press 2."
  • "If you are absolutely furious with a Delavigne product, press 3."
  • "You have pressed 4."
  • "Brian : Alright Mr. Delavigne, here's how it will work: I'm going to press the star key, and then you're going to leave an outgoing message."
  • "If you would like to see Planet of the Apes the Musical press-"
  • "If you are so angry that you cannot speak, press 4."
  • "If this is regarding a shipment of tarantulas, please press 1."
  • "for Sales, press 4;"
  • "If you are mildly annoyed with a Delavigne product, press 1."
  • "Look, I just press-"

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