Phrasal Verbs Using 'Press'

Press ahead

Continue with something

Example:They PRESSED AHEAD with the elections despite the violence.

Press for

Apply pressure to get permission or to obtain something

Example:The workers are PRESSING FOR better pay and conditions.

Press forward with

Continue or go ahead with a project, process, plan, etc

Example:The government are PRESSING FORWARD WITH the new law.

Press into

Bring or force into use

Example:When the line was breached, reserve troops were PRESSED INTO service.

Press on

Continue with something

Example:We PRESSED ON to get to our destination before night fell.

Press upon

Pressure someone to accept something offered

Example:The invitations were PRESSED UPON us and it was hard to say no.