Examples of press-up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wilson instructs Bjornsson and Morsia in some gymnastic skill staples, including the jump and twist, forward roll, press-up and spin, toes to bar, and some ring work. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 9 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of press-up was in 1936

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“Press-up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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