press home


: to repeat (something, such as an idea) often in a way that is annoying to show that it is very important
They're trying to press home their message.

Examples of press home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The show was so popular it was adapted into a roadshow to press home health messages to children in the Northern Territory, where about 30% of the residents are Indigenous. Maria Petrakis, Los Angeles Times, 28 Dec. 2023 Now and until the crisis is over, international negotiators need to press home the advantage of a united world imposing financial hardship on Russia. Mary Ellen O'Connell, CNN, 24 Feb. 2022 Microsoft needs to press home this advantage. Barry Collins, Forbes, 5 June 2021

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“Press home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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