How to use press for in a sentence

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He gave a short bitter press conference and blamed the gutter press for his downfall.
This was his trump card, and he wanted to make sure it got played, even if the commission was too docile to press for it.
The French media kept the weathered faces of the disgruntled farmers in the press for months.
He is due to visit Britain in the coming weeks, to ask the group to decide if they want to press for an earlier trial.
I resolved to press for the release of all the names of those who kited checks at the Bank.
Jones also underlines the importance of political pluralism, the rule of law and a free press for sustained intensive growth.
The main occupation of memberless advocacy groups has been to press for more, not less, government spending.
Meanwhile, their rather toothless union, typical of the Third World, cannot press for minimum wages or maximum hours.
This mighty power will continue to press for county councillors to respect the professional judgement of their highway engineers and consultants.
I don't think the public has yet forgiven the press for that episode of arrogance and premature triumphalism.
The moderator of the English language debates got a lot of bad press for letting things get out of control.
The two hostages of the escape attempt received medals of valour and were credited by the local press for thwarting the escape.
Police also discovered equipment in the cellar for cutting and mixing the drugs, including a press for compressing the heroin.
But in the intervening years, the State Department's refusal to press for reform in that country turned into humiliating obsequiousness.
For the oil companies, the Senate hearing was an opportunity to press for even greater concessions from the government.
We introduced this Bill and we have continued to press for its passage despite continued resistance and obstruction by the Opposition.
To be abandoned, especially when he was under attack in the British press for escaping the Blitz, was insupportable.
Through his connections with influential figures in the media, he was able to elicit favorable press for his clients.
They gathered to press for the admission of Kansas to the Union as a free state and end the extension of slavery.
There are other parties to these agreements, and we are in a full-court press for consultations with those affected parties.
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I did not press for an explanation of this speech, that sounded so ambiguously strange.
He knew how I had suffered in the press for championing his cause.
The second opened when the jeweller began to press for payment.
He was severely blamed in the press for parleying with an outlaw.
If the pubs want customers to return they must press for a revision of the law, giving proprietors and the public a choice of smoking and non-smoking hostelries.
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