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tight spot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtight spottight spotinformalPROBLEM a difficult situation This puts the chairman in a very tight spot. I hope you can help get me out of a tight spot. spot
Examples from the Corpus
tight spotEight extra bullets in a tight spot could mean the difference between life and death.Or a mite more forgiving in a tight spot?You're in a tight spot.Drawbacks are the introduction of a bit more slop in the system and the potential for reduced access in tight spots.He had been in many tight spots during his life, and guarding a warehouse did not trouble him unduly.I think also that three other Hearthwares shall come, in case we need to fight our way out of some tight spot.BThis is one of the tight spots of the restaurant business.
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