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full-court press in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfull-court pressˌfull-court ˈpress noun [singular]  1 DSa method of defending in a strong way in basketball2 American English informalORGANIZATION the use of pressure or influence by several groups on someone The DEA and the Justice Department put a full-court press on the drug barons.
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full-court pressThis week, an astonishing 86 % of voters rejected the package despite a full-court press by the political establishment.It also marked the start of a full-court press on the federal government.To that end, Wilkens says he might try a full-court press in the interest of forcing a faster pace.