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Translation of presionar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • to put on the pressure
    el equipo presionó sin lograr el empate
    the team put on the pressure o put pressure on their opponents but failed to tie the game
    presionar sobre algo/alguien
    to put pressure on something/somebody
    bring pressure to bear on something/somebody
    presionaron sobre las autoridades para que abrieran la frontera
    the authorities were put under pressure o pressure was brought to bear on the authorities to open the border
Example sentences
  • Si desea revisar el último boletín, presione aquí.
  • Obama pidió a los hispanos presionar al Congreso para que trabajen por una reforma migratoria.
  • Liga empezó a presionar rápidamente a su rival desde el inicio del partido.

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