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a (tight) squeeze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha (tight) squeezea (tight) squeezeFIT/BE THE RIGHT SIZEa situation in which there is only just enough room for things or people to fit somewhere It’ll be a squeeze with six people in the car. squeeze
Examples from the Corpus
a (tight) squeezeWhereas the bulk of industry faced higher costs and a squeeze on profits, the oil majors had a profit bonanza.It'll be a tight squeeze, but you can ride in the back seat.His hand came out and took hold of her ankle, gave it a squeeze and a shake.She slipped her hand into his, and he gave it a squeeze before he released it.She reached out a hand, gave mine a squeeze.In summary, Warwickshire's batting is usually adequate as long as the bowlers are able to put a squeeze on the opposition.Democratic plans for Medicare rely mostly on putting a squeeze on health care providers, such as hospitals and doctors.Descend steeply from Hor Point to a stile, then ascend to a squeeze gap.Pausing just before stepping out into view, she absorbed the scene with a tight squeeze inside her heart.
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