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press (verb)


  1. [The Turkish side]TEAM continued to press but United’s record European goalscorer Van Nistelrooij got in on the act himself ten minutes from time. [1077167 / p10]
  2. [Romania]TEAM pressed from the outset in the second half before Mutu finally beat the resolute Finland defence. [75140 / p7]
  3. Still [the visitors]TEAM pressed , with Cissé blasting just wide and Pires opting to pass when clean through against Mikkelsen. [75268 / p6]
  4. Now [Alkmaar]TEAM were pressing hard, and Van Galen hit the crossbar before finally Nelisse headed back a corner for Joris Mathijsen to shoot in. [79945 / p6]
  5. [Middlesbrough]TEAM kept pressing and threw on 19-year-old striker Danny Graham in a bid to continue their first-ever European adventure. [80104 / p9]

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TEAM [Team]

continued to press The Turkish side
pressed Romania
pressed the visitors
were pressing Alkmaar
kept pressing Middlesbrough