press (something) onto (something else)

press (something) onto (something else)

To apply pressure down on something against the surface of something else. He pressed the temporary tattoo onto his arm. He pressed the rubber stamp onto the form to give his official mark of approval
See also: press
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

press something onto something

 and press something on
to put pressure on something and cause it to stick to the surface of something. I pressed the label onto the envelope and took it to the post office. I pressed on the label.
See also: press
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also: