Press the flesh - When people, especially politicians, press the flesh, they meet members of the public and shake their hands, usually when trying to get support.
Pressed for time - If you are pressed for time, you are in a hurry or working against a very tight schedule.
Yellow press - The yellow press is a term for the popular and sensationalist newspapers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Corrupt. fr. prest, ready money advanced, a loan; hence, earnest money given soldiers on entering service. See Prest (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Corr. from old form prest, from O. Fr. prester (Fr. prêter), to lend—præstāre, to offer—præ, before, stāre, to stand.
Leather covered Pressing Rollers for No.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
She pressed his hand warmly and lingeringly.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
With lips pressed together, and ears strained, Alan had heard every word.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Press them gently down and two more on the first row get out of hand.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
We can scarcely blame men so ardent, so hard pressed.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Within was a small toy cast-iron printing press.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Cook until tender and press through a sieve with the water in which it was boiled.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
In a press that is true the knife should just clear the edge of the press.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Arrived there, she stood still as one dazed, her hands pressed against her temples.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
I know what presses cost because my father is in the publishing business.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
Do you blame me that I loved him?
If when standing all alone
I cried for bread a careless world
Pressed to my lips a stone.
"A Double Standard" by Frances Ellen Watkins
While others gladly round her press
And at her side their hours beguile,
Has she no sigh for his distress
Who cannot see a single smile
"Lines inscribed on the wall of a dungeon in the southern p of i" by Anne Bronte
She reads to me the roll of fame,
And presses me to join the throng,
That surge and struggle for a name,
Among the gifted sons of song.
"To Miss Mary Bain" by David John Scott
But her breasts while I am pressing,
While to hers my lips I join,
Warm'd, she seems to taste the blessing,
And her kisses answer mine.
"Songs Set To Music: 17. Set" by Matthew Prior
I ceased to shed such happy tears,
I whisper'd comfort in your ears,
I press'd you closer to my heart,
Till mine no more could throb apart.
"You Told Me That You Loved Me" by James Avis Bartley
Timid and still, the elder had
Even then a smile too sweetly sad;
The crown of pain that all must wear
Too early pressed her midnight hair.
"The Singer" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Chris Young, The Canadian Press Files, The Canadian Press.
Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press, The Canadian Press.
Marc and Debra Tice, the parents of Austin Tice who is missing in Syria, speak during a press conference, at the Press Club, in Beirut , Lebanon, Monday, Nov 12, 2012.
Marc and Debra Tice, the parents of Austin Tice who is missing in Syria, speak during a press conference at the Press Club, in Beirut , Lebanon, Monday, Nov 12, 2012.
Henry Blodget wants to know if we're going to blast the Associated Press for falling for a hoax press release falsely purporting to be from General Electric.
Associated Press, Times-Dispatch Staff The Associated Press Published: October 25, 2012.
Transcripts of press briefings and statements from the White House Press Secretary.
LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press, By LARRY NEUMEISTER and CHRISTINA REXRODE, Associated Press.
The Associated Press, The Canadian Press.
Press Roundup provides a selected summary of news from the Iranian press, and excerpts where the source is in English.
COLUMBIA — A committee has been selected to integrate the University of Missouri Press with the academic and research missions of MU, which recently took control of the press.
Graham Hughes, The Canadian Press, The Canadian Press.
(The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz/ Associated Press ).
WILSON RING, Associated Press, By WILSON RING and ROB GILLIES, Associated Press.
Early press for baby Press.
Fulton, Young Tableaux, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Determinantal random point fields
Cambrige University Press, Cambrige, N.Y. e.a, 1985.
Hierarchic Models of Turbulence, Superfluidity and Superconductivity
Polchinski, “String Theory” Vol. I, (Cambridge University Press, 1998).
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1935) Shepard, R. N., and Metzler, J. (1971).
Combining Research Methods and Results from Psychology and Physics in the Investigation of Quantum Mechanics
Their Invariants and Representations, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 1939.
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties