Translation of press in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (newspapers, journalists) the press the freedom of the pressla libertad de prensathe daily/specialist pressla prensa diaria/especializadashe agreed to meet the pressaceptó recibir a la prensa or a los periodistas(before noun) (box/gallery)press clipping o (British English) cutting
de (la) prensarecorte (masculine) de prensapress corpsprensa (feminine) acreditadapress coveragecobertura (feminine) periodísticapress passpase (masculine) de prensapress photographerreportero gráfico, (reportera gráfica) (masculine, feminine)press reportinforme (masculine) de prensapress room(for printing)
sala (feminine) de impresión(for journalists)
sala (feminine) de prensaExample sentences1.2 (treatment by newspapers) to get a good/bad press
tener buena/mala prensa
- ‘I know, as a journalist, that the press need something to hang an event on,’ he said.
- Senior MPs know they can leak with impunity to journalists because the press isn't going to bite the hand that feeds it.
- The firm's management refused to talk to the press, and journalists were kept away by security guards.
tener buena/mala acogida por parte de la prensa
- 2 countablealso: printing press2.1 to go to pressentrar en prensaat the time of going to pressal cierre de la ediciónhot off the press(es)recién salido de la imprenta2.2 (publishing house)Example sentences
- Seazoom is the third book published by local press Passwords Enterprises, headed by poet Vivian Hansen.
- University presses have published books and subsequently left the archiving to printers.
- Two books published by university presses demonstrate just how enriching the change can be.
- 3 countable 3.1(for pressing grapes, flowers, machine parts)
prensa (feminine)(for pressing trousers)3.2 (for racket)
prensa (feminine) plancha-pantalonesExample sentences
- Whole clusters go into a press in which the juice is extracted and pumped into a big stainless steel tank.
- Served on excellent baguettes and flattened in a sandwich press, a hoggie is a Mexican torta with an identity crisis.
- One of the first applications of the screw was in presses for the extraction of oil from olives and juice from grapes.
- 5 uncountable (crush)Example sentences
- No fiddling around with headrests and seatbelts: just a single press of a button and one side went flat, making ample room for three bikes.
- It gives the reader a wide choice of material at the press of a button.
- How can I add my rather long e-mail address with just a single press of a key?
- 6 countable (large cupboard)Example sentences
- The fitted kitchen/breakfast room features a number of built-in presses, worktops and cupboards and plenty of food preparation space.
- The room features an open fireplace with a cream tiled surround and inset, and there is a fitted corner cupboard with display presses.
- Wardrobes or linen presses can serve in a kitchen as a larder or anything you fancy.
- 1 (push)(pedal/footbrake)to press the trigger the children pressed their noses against the window
pisarlos niños tenían la nariz apretada contra la ventanawe were pressed up against the wall by the crowdel gentío nos apretujó contra la paredExample sentences
- Mel took that opportunity to rest her hands on his shoulder and press herself against him.
- Put on the top half of the bread, press gently and eat immediately with a bottle of very cold beer.
- The steam was still rising from it as the restaurant staff pressed a plastic lid onto the container.
- But the lift came to a halt midway, forcing those inside to press the help button and ask for assistance.
- No fiddling with keys on dark, damp mornings and you're off the drive far quicker after pressing the brake pedal and pushing the start button.
- But here no one ever presses the accelerator pedal: the pace is slow and ultra easy in this corner of very French soil on the coast of South West Brittany.
- 2 2.1 (squeeze) she pressed my hand/armme apretó la mano/el brazoshe pressed the child to herestrechó al niño contra su pecho2.2 (in press)(grapes/olives/flowers)
- In this book she has placed all the seasons like a leaf or a flower pressed between each page.
- Collect nice whole leaves and press them between two clean sheets of paper in a large book like a phone book or dictionary.
- Everyone knows pressed flowers arranged and glued onto paper can make a delightful composition.
- In the winery, the frozen grapes are gently pressed and the sweet juice, rich in sugar, high in acidity and bursting with flavour, is run off and fermented.
- The fruits are pressed in communal oil presses and, more often than not, transported by horse-drawn cart.
- Considered a fruit, olives were eaten whole as food and pressed to make oil for cooking and medicinal uses.
- Yeah, they are standing on their own two feet, pressing their own records and CDs.
- These were then used to shape the matrixes from which the records were pressed.
- This is the man who represents the epitome of style in his immaculately pressed shirts, tirelessly shined shoes and tailored business attire.
- Wool should be pressed with steam and a moderate temperature.
- Serged or double-stitched seams should be pressed toward the garment back whenever possible.
- Every morning we had our freshly pressed orange juice from the farm's orchard.
- The two to three edible nuts of the seed are eaten raw or roasted; from these, a stable oil is pressed for use in cosmetic creams and as a meat preservative.
- ‘Cold Pressed’ is simply a technique used in pressing the oil out of the olives.
- 3 3.1 (put pressure on) I must press you on this pointdebo insistirle sobre este puntowhen pressed, she admitted itcuando la presionaron, lo admitióthey're being pressed by creditorslos están acosando los acreedoresif pressed, I'd opt for the second plansi tuviera que escoger, me inclinaría por el segundo planto press somebody
forsomething/to + infinitiveI pressed him for an answerinsistí en que me diera una respuestathey pressed him to change his policy
exigí que me diera una respuestaejercieron presión sobre él para que cambiara de políticahe pressed us to stay for dinnerinsistió en que nos quedáramos a cenar3.2 (pursue) she pressed her case vigorouslyinsistió con vehemencia en sus argumentosthey went on strike to press their demandsfueron a la huelga en apoyo de sus reivindicacionesto press charges against somebodypresentar or formular cargos en contra de alguienI didn't press the pointno insistí más
- 1 1.1 (exert pressure) press once for servicellame una vez para que lo atiendanposition tile and press firmlycoloque el azulejo y presione or apriete con fuerzato press (down)
onsomethingapretar algo1.2 (crowd, push)
sobrealgo(people)he pressed through the crowd
apiñarsese abrió paso entre la multitudExample sentences1.3 (iron) this suit presses easily
este traje es fácil de planchar
- Despite landing a fine upper cut as the champion presses forward, it is clear that the Las Vegas-based fighter has no answer to the poise and power of the home favourite.
- Grunting in acknowledgement, too winded to speak, Alex pressed forward.
- At last convinced that Sir William was still alive, she set out for Waterloo, her carriage pressing forward slowly through the crowds heading in the opposite direction.
- 2 (urge, pressurize) he kept pressing until I agreedsiguió presionando or insistiendo hasta que accedíto press
forsomethingthey've been pressing for an inquiryhan estado presionando para que se haga una investigacióntime presses o is pressing the problem is beginning to pressel problema empieza a ser acucianteExample sentences
- Coun Kevin Lancaster said the council should press the Environment Agency to carry out the work after 2006.
- Mr Pearson was by then pressing quite hard for exchange of contracts.
- When pressed for specifics on the protest, Phelps hung up, saying he was too busy to talk.
- to press ahead (
- 1.1 (move forward)
- to press on (
(crowd/person)1.2 (continue) to press forward
avanzar empujando hacia adelante
avanzar empujando hacia adelante
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