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pushed

adjective
     
pushed [not before noun] British English informal
1

be pushed for time/money etc

to not have much time, money etc [= pressed]:
I'm a bit pushed for time today.
2 too busy:
I'd love to help, but I'm a bit pushed at the moment.
3

be (hard) pushed to do something

to have a lot of difficulty doing something:
I was hard pushed to keep my mind on my work.

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