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Press down on   /prɛs daʊn ɑn/   Listen
Press down on

verb
1.
Exert a force with a heavy weight.  Synonyms: bear down, bear down on, drag down, weigh down.






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"Press down on" Quotes from Famous Books



... up on the last call, a depressing sense of calamity, unsettlingly anti-climatic, began to press down on him. Pierce was talking about plans for the next week with an enthusiasm which should have ...
— The Man Who Staked the Stars • Charles Dye

... me hard, but he gives patience, too! And I say to myself, "'Tis no more than my due," And no tone from the organ can swell on the breeze Till the organist's fingers press down on ...
— Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul • Various



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