Definition of 'at a pinch'
Example sentences containing 'at a pinch'
You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004) THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
There was a man in the hospital in Murnau who could at a pinch be Bergmann.DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2004)
Definition of at a pinch from the Collins English Dictionary
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