English version

squeeze something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsqueeze something ↔ out phrasal verb1 to do something so that someone or something is no longer included or able to continue If budgets are cut, vital research may be squeezed out.2 to squeeze something wet in order to remove the liquid from it Squeeze the cloth out first.3 squeeze something out of somebody to force someone to tell you something See if you can squeeze more information out of them. squeeze→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
squeeze something out of somebodyShe squeezed something out of a tube and applied it to his lip.He keeps delaying matters so he can squeeze more money out of me.They pushed and squeezed their way out of the jute field.Only after Sinatra squeezes every drop out of the last note does the kid exit the car.See if you can squeeze more information out of them.Her shoulders shook, her mouth compressed; she knotted her fingers and squeezed the blood out of them.
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Verb table
squeeze
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysqueeze
he, she, itsqueezes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysqueezed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave squeezed
he, she, ithas squeezed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad squeezed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill squeeze
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have squeezed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam squeezing
he, she, itis squeezing
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you, we, theyare squeezing
Past
I, he, she, itwas squeezing
you, we, theywere squeezing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been squeezing
he, she, ithas been squeezing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been squeezing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be squeezing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been squeezing
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