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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: home - make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something; "drive home a point or an argument"; "I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
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Josh Lewis, a 25-year-old Welsh stonemason making his first start for Bath, put them 6-0 ahead with a pair of penalties but they could not press home the advantage as Benetton's pack took control.
This is one of the reasons that we like to press home because they don't like a team waiting," Koeman said.
However defeats for Golley, Morgan, Aled Greville, Tom Froom and Davies saw the Scots press home their advantage.
The Red Devils produced a tough defensive stint and ran in tries through Rangi Chase and home debutants Mason Caton-Brown and Josh Griffin to lead 19-0 after 50 minutes but failed to press home their advantage as Hull recovered from the sin-binning of Jordan Rankin to score four tries in the last 25 minutes.
Fernando Torres had silenced a raucous home crowd when he fired Chelsea into a ninth-minute lead but the Premier League leaders could not press home their first-half dominance and the Turkish side improved markedly after the break.
Idzi, signed from Welsh Premier League Bangor City, is now established as Merthyr Town's number one goalie as the league leaders work to press home their advantage.
In more than 80 years of Test cricket at the Gabba only twice has a team won an Ashes Test there and failed to press home the advantage, the report said.
The resistance (armed groups in Gaza) didn't yield to the Israeli conditions; to the contrary they were able to press home their demands," one of the demonstrators told KUNA here.
A source said: "Scriptwriter Julian Fellowes wanted to subtly press home the idea that they could shift the show to a new home at any time.
But the 27-year-old, below, returned to pre-season training earlier than any other Black Cat player, hoping to press home his first-team claims.
Summary: Striker Luis Suarez gave Liverpool the perfect start to their season but they wasted the opportunity to press home their advantage as they were pegged back by Sunderland with a 1-1 draw.
He will use the game against Sunderland to press home his blueprint for the future and his claims to be considered Avram Grant's full-time successor.