put pressure on

put pressure on(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to apply pressure to)
a. presionar
Pressure cookers cook faster because they put pressure on the food.Las ollas a presión cocinan más rápido porque presionan la comida.
b. apretar
Elevate and put pressure on the wound.Eleva y aprieta la herida.
2. (to compel)
a. presionar
The constituents put pressure on the governor to step down.Los electores presionaron al gobernador a renunciar.
b. apretar
The constant attention puts pressure on the athletes.La atención constante aprieta a los atletas.
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