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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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However, many passengers were still waiting in Dubai for a relief flight to Muscat at the time of going to press.
At the time of going to press, the the time of going to press, the " Welsh Government was not able to say how much the debacle cost, or if the temporary chevrons would now be replaced.
The meeting began in the morning and was still underway at the time of going to press. According to a source close to the dossier, no conclusion was to be expected on 2 October, since the Lithuanian Presidency must first test the waters with the member states before being able to commit to a compromise solution.
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Acceptances to the appointments have already been received from the men and women with whom we are able to get in touch before going to press in August.
As this issue was going to press, Lewis was preparing to host a signing with Michael Eric Dyson for his new book, Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster (Basic Civitas Books, January 2006).
Shortly before going to press, we learned that reason contributor Steven Vincent, the author of the impressive and moving In the Red Zone: A Journey Into the Soul of Iraq (Spence Publishing), had been kidnapped and killed by insurgents in Basra.