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press studsnap fastenerRate it:

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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:

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stud muffinA very attractive man.Rate it:

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press into serviceTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do; to make something serve a function, especially one it was not designed or intended for.Rate it:

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press onto persist, continue to advanceRate it:

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press the fleshTo shake hands and socialize, especially in a political gathering.Rate it:

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press the panic buttonTo start to panicRate it:

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press upan exerciseRate it:

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stop pressThe event or news article important enough to delay or interrupt the print, or require a reprint, of a publication, particularly of a newspaper edition.Rate it:

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yellow pressNewspapers which publish sensationalist articles rather than well researched and sober journalism.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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bank upTo press a mound of something against something else.Rate it:

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daylightThe space between platens on a press or similar machinery.Rate it:

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forge aheadpress onRate it:

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forty minutes of hellThe NCAA strategy of playing a suffocating full-court press and aggressive offense for the entirety of a game.Rate it:

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fourth estateJournalism or journalists considered as a group; the Press.Rate it:

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go publicMake public, announce publicly or to the press.Rate it:

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it's all grist to the millEverything referred to in the present context has some sort of use.1999, Simon Blackburn, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy (Oxford University Press paperback, ISBN 0199690871), ch. 7 section 6: "KantRate it:

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put the pedal to the metalTo press the gas pedal to the maximum extent.Rate it:

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sally forth!An archaic military term. To rally and press the attack, halt the retreat and 'sally forward' with renewed fighting spirit and determination!Rate it:

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shoot off at the mouthDon't let [presidential press secretary Ron] Ziegler shoot off at the mouth without our knowledge.Rate it:

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