press one's case

idiom

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: to repeat an argument in favor of something often in a way that is annoying to show that it is very important Laborers are pressing their case for higher wages.

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“Press one's case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/press%20one%27s%20case. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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