English version

press on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpress on (also press ahead phrasal verb)CONTINUE/NOT STOP to continue doing something, especially working, in a determined way We’ll talk about your suggestion later – now let’s just press on. with Shall we press ahead with the minutes of the last meeting? press→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
press onI was finding the book hard to understand, but I pressed on.It started to rain and a strong wind blew, but he pressed on regardless.We're nearly there, so let's press on while it's still daylight.Despite opposition , the government is pressing on with its welfare reforms.press withRichie attempted to press on with An Early Bath for Thompson, but he soon nodded off.He pressed on with even more caution.Undeterred, Van de Mark pressed on with his idea.Jonathon pressed on with his new model.They pressed on with renewed hope.And indeed it was very difficult to press on with the rehearsal.Some wanted to press on with the war and argued for Mentheus's son, Altheus.
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Verb table
press
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypress
he, she, itpresses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypressed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pressed
he, she, ithas pressed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pressed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill press
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pressed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pressing
he, she, itis pressing
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you, we, theyare pressing
Past
I, he, she, itwas pressing
you, we, theywere pressing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pressing
he, she, ithas been pressing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pressing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pressing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pressing
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