Definition of 'squeeze'
Example sentences containing 'squeeze'
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You can just squeeze by between diners and the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Will the new people squeeze you out? The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)The bad guys are feeling the squeeze. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Using flawed valuation methods to squeeze more money out of borrowers is not going to help. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That causes congestion and frustration as cars squeeze past in a single lane. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Squeeze chest and press arms out in front of you. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The squeeze pinched tightest those least able to pay. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)The spiral holds me tightly and squeezes my hand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She also claims he squeezed them so hard it hurt. The Sun (2015)Taste and add a squeeze of lemon juice if needed. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Freshly squeezed orange juice really does taste better. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So much for squeezing the economy dry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People are getting squeezed and they are spending less. The Sun (2012) Many squeezes just happen if you play out your winners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Services companies were concerned about inflation and the squeeze on household income. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The beer duty escalator is putting the squeeze on one of our basic pleasures. The Sun (2013)The conference has become a bit of a squeeze this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Squeeze out liquid and place in small buttered gratin dish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The narrow bridge takes two cars at a squeeze. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The credit squeeze affects advertising and advertising affects me. READY, STEADY, GO!: Swinging London and the Invention of Cool (2002)Her tiny frame enabled her to squeeze into small spaces in the aircraft that other workers could not reach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Making money is old hat and investors wishing to balance a profit with sporting success will be gradually squeezed out. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is the pressure squeezing the bladder? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Having sensibly cracked down on smoking, the government is now squeezing the drinker. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Aggreko's was good enough to squeeze all those bears betting against its share price. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'squeeze'
British English: squeeze /skwiːz/ VERB
If you squeeze something, you press it firmly, usually with your hands.
He squeezed her arm reassuringly.
- American English: squeeze
- Arabic: يَعْصِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: espremer
- Chinese: 压榨
- Croatian: stisnuti
- Czech: mačkat pevně rukama
- Danish: presse
- Dutch: knijpen
- European Spanish: exprimir
- Finnish: rutistaa
- French: comprimer
- German: zusammendrücken
- Greek: στίβω
- Italian: spremere
- Japanese: 強く押す
- Korean: 꽉 잡다
- Norwegian: klemme
- Polish: ścisnąć
- European Portuguese: espremer
- Romanian: a strânge
- Russian: сжимать
- Spanish: exprimir
- Swedish: klämma
- Thai: บีบ
- Turkish: sıkmak
- Ukrainian: чавити
- Vietnamese: siết chặt
Definition of squeeze from the Collins English Dictionary
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