Definition of 'pinch'
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Stir both into the softening onion with a generous pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pour over the honey and scatter over the thyme sprigs along with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pound mint leaves and a pinch of salt until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You basically take a pinch, put it in the crook of your finger and then close the other nostril and have a snort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AS the Pound feels the pinch, shoppers are braced for rising food prices. The Sun (2016)We know that families are really feeling the pinch and little help can be expected from there. The Sun (2011)Stir into the dressing along with a good pinch of salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make the dressing by combining the ingredients with a pinch of sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Independent shops are also feeling the pinch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can add a pinch of stem ginger. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stir well and add a pinch of nutmeg before serving if you like. The Sun (2014)To zoom out you pinch your fingers together again. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Stir the pieces into the onion with another pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Laughter lines from nose to mouth make lips look pinched and smaller. The Sun (2012)The squeeze pinched tightest those least able to pay. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)You have to take it with a pinch of salt. The Sun (2014)Which statistic you might be tempted to take with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her face was pinched with anxiety before the first. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Households are also going to feel a continued pinch from a higher tax burden. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Turn up the heat slightly and add a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add a tablespoon of lemon juice and a generous pinch of nutmeg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They know what public humiliation can result from a moist finger or a pinched toe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More than likely it will need another good pinch of salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mix the yoghurt with a good pinch of sea salt in a bowl and put to one side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Add the rest of the ingredients and a pinch of salt and simmer for about 20 mins. The Sun (2014)The price hikes come as millions of families feel the pinch with rising food, petrol, utility bills and mortgage costs. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'pinch'
British English: pinch /pɪntʃ/ VERB
If you pinch a part of someone's body, you take a piece of their skin between your thumb and first finger and give it a short squeeze.
She pinched his arm as hard as she could.
- American English: pinch
- Arabic: يَقْرِصّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: beliscar
- Chinese: 掐
- Croatian: uštipnuti
- Czech: štípnout do kůže
- Danish: klemme
- Dutch: knijpen
- European Spanish: pellizcar
- Finnish: nipistää
- French: pincer
- German: kneifen
- Greek: τσιμπώ
- Italian: pizzicare
- Japanese: つねる
- Korean: ...을 꼬집다
- Norwegian: klype
- Polish: uszczypnąć
- European Portuguese: beliscar
- Romanian: a ciupi
- Russian: зажимать
- Spanish: pellizcar
- Swedish: nypa
- Thai: หยิก
- Turkish: çimdiklemek
- Ukrainian: щипати
- Vietnamese: cấu
Definition of pinch from the Collins English Dictionary
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