Definition of 'tight'
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There is also a tight control on costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Money is tight and the list of things the new arrival will need is long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These pressures will only intensify with spiralling demand for emergency services and increasingly tight budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Loose monetary policy has put us in a tight corner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was easy to ignore my clothes getting tighter. The Sun (2016)They hold tight to their grudges in Manchester. The Sun (2016)Do the same with the top braid, ensuring the end is kept tight into the neck. The Sun (2017)Your back is also in an awkward position, so a lot of hockey players have tight backs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lower the chest to touch the bench, before driving the body away and keeping the core tight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are a tight group. The Sun (2016)It wants tighter controls in the palm oil industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You won’t notice it being dark in the tunnel if you shut your eyes tight. The Treasure Seekers (1899)She said she was holding him too tight. The Sun (2009)They were getting tighter towards the end and that is just to be expected. The Sun (2006)There is no subsidy and budgets are tight. The Sun (2007)Keep your abs tight and bend your knees. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were on a pretty tight budget back then. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They need to learn how to close out tight games. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We get out of tight corners and escape the knots our opponents make for us. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They must also show regulators they can keep a tight leash on their bankers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your arms are tight by your sides. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Especially as the bond in our group was so tight. The Sun (2012)It is time this whole football business came under tighter financial controls. The Sun (2013)We tried to administer some medicine but his jaws remained shut tight. The Crossing-Place (1993)Just hold on tight and watch us fly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is also a position called tight end. The Sun (2014)This is a period of time where money is tight generally and demand is growing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact there is little evidence of a direct link between tight family budgets and food theft. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Sleep tight, we will miss you. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Sleep tight, and may you be looking down on all of us and the little ones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keeping your abdominal muscles tight, bend your elbows to lower your chest almost to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The palm of your hand, your knuckles and the back of your hand will feel tight as will your lower arm. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)No one else saw but I held his hand tight all the way and it felt wonderful. The Sun (2013)
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