How to use full-court press in a sentence
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.
On Dec. 30, she filed a similar lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Cambodia, with its seemingly free press, is also a haven for foreign journalists.
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for full-court press
Other Idioms and Phrases with full-court press
An all-out effort to exert pressure. For example, She'd learned over the years how to deliver a full-court press of guilt. The term alludes to a basketball tactic in which the defenders put pressure on the opposing team over the entire court, trying to disrupt their dribbling and passing. [Late 1900s]