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go to press

To be printed or published. The star quarterback hadn't responded to our requests for a comment by the time today's paper went to press.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go to press

[for a publication] to be sent to the printing presses. The book went to press last week. We expect finished books by the first of the month. The book you want to order hasn't even gone to press yet.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

go to press

To be submitted for printing.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Typically, the index value published in Best's Review is for the market close on the Thursday before the magazine goes to press.
Hearings for the Alito nomination are slated to begin shortly after Congress reconvenes in early January, and as THE NEW AMERICAN goes to press, Alito's confirmation appears likely.
This one goes to press later in the afternoon and carries four pages in the front end of the paper on news from the central suburbs of Birmingham and from the city centre itself.
As this goes to press, COSO is preparing to issue an Exposure Draft (ED) of proposed guidance for small businesses during September, for a comment period of approximately 60 days.
As this new edition goes to press, Wise Use has a hammer lock on the White House and on the House of Representatives (where the chairperson of the Resources Committee, Richard Pombo, fights to open public land to resource exploitation).
And although we have a team of fact-checkers to comb through every piece of information before it goes to press, it's always reassuring to get material from B.E.
The roof elements of the Olympic stadium are being slid into place in a last minute burst of organizational energy as this issue goes to press. Designed as a prefabricated structure.