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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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No injuries but a lot of manure to clean up!!" The road remained shut as the Daily Post went to press.
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