Sinónimos de inglés
(sustantivo) 
Definition
a situation where a large number of people or vehicles are crowded into a place
a nine-mile traffic jam
Sinónimos
tailback
,
queue
a long queue of angry motorists
,
hold-up
They arrived late due to a motorway hold-up.
,
bottleneck
a town-centre bottleneck
, , , ,
congestion
Energy consumption, road congestion and pollution have increased.
, , ,
(sustantivo) 
Definition
a difficult situation
(informal)  It could get the government out of a jam.
Sinónimos
predicament
The decision will leave her in a predicament.
,
tight spot
,
scrape (informal)
We got into terrible scrapes.
,
corner
He appears to have got himself into a tight corner.
,
state
You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
, ,
trouble
a charity that helps women in trouble with the law
,
spot (informal)
In a tight spot there is no one I would sooner see than Frank.
,
hole (slang)
He admitted that the government was in `a dreadful hole'.
,
fix (informal)
The government has got itself in a fix.
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bind
It is expensive to buy and a bind to carry home.
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emergency
He has the ability to deal with emergencies quickly.
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mess
I've got myself into a bit of a mess.
,
dilemma
The issue raises a moral dilemma.
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pinch
I'd trust her in a pinch.
,
plight
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
, ,
hot water
,
pickle (informal)
Connie had got herself into a real pickle this time.
,
deep water
,
quandary
The anonymous letter creates a quandary for the judge.
(sustantivo) 
Definition
a situation where a large number of people or vehicles are crowded into a place
Sinónimos
crowd
It took some two hours before the crowd was fully dispersed.
,
press
There was still a press of people around the Victoria Memorial.
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pack
a pack of journalists who wanted to interview him
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mass
A mass of excited people clogged the street.
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crush
They got separated from each other in the crush.
,
mob
a growing mob of demonstrators
,
swarm
A swarm of people encircled the hotel.
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horde
A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
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multitude
the multitudes that surround the Pope
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throng
An official pushed through the throng.
(verbo) 
Definition
to wedge (an object) into a tight space or against another object
He jammed his hands into his pockets.
Sinónimos
pack
All her possessions were packed into the back of her car.
Thousands of people packed into the arena.
, ,
press
He pressed his back against the door.
,
stuff
His trousers were stuffed inside the tops of his boots.
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squeeze
Somehow they managed to squeeze into the tight space.
,
compact
The soil settles and is compacted by the winter rain.
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ram
He rammed the key into the lock and kicked the front door open.
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wedge
He wedged himself between the door and the radiator.
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cram
She pulled off her school hat and crammed it into a wastebasket.
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compress
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
(verbo) 
Definition
to fill (a place) with people or vehicles
In summer, the beach is jammed with day-trippers.
Sinónimos
crowd
A throng of fashionable young people crowded around the stage.
,
cram
We crammed into my car and set off.
,
throng
the multitudes that throng around the Pope
, ,
press
As the music stopped, the crowd pressed forward.
,
mass
Shortly after the announcement, police began to mass at the shipyard.
,
surge
The crowd surged out from the church.
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flock
The crowds flocked around her.
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swarm
People swarmed to the shops, buying up everything in sight.
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congregate
People were already beginning to congregate outside the cinema.
(verbo) 
Definition
to fill (a place) with people or vehicles
The phone lines are jammed. Everybody wants to talk about it.
Sinónimos
congest
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block
When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.
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clog
The traffic clogged the Thames bridges.
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stick
The dagger stuck tightly in the silver scabbard.
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halt
Striking workers halted production at the auto plant yesterday.
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stall
an attempt to stall the negotiations
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obstruct
Drivers who park illegally obstruct the flow of traffic.

Citas

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today [Lewis CarrollAlice Through the Looking Glass]

Otros sinónimos

in the sense of bind
Definition
a difficult or annoying situation
It is expensive to buy and a bind to carry home.
Sinónimos
hassle (informal),
drag (informal),
spot (informal),
hot water (informal),
uphill (South Africa),
pain in the neck (informal),
pain in the arse (taboo, slang),
pain in the backside (informal),
pain in the butt (informal)
in the sense of block
Definition
to obstruct or impede by introducing an obstacle
When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.
Sinónimos
cut off,
shut off,
stop up,
bung up (informal)
in the sense of bottleneck
Definition
something that holds up progress
a town-centre bottleneck
Sinónimos
snarl-up (informal, British),
(traffic) jam
(sustantivo) 
Definition
a food made from fruit boiled with sugar until the mixture sets, used for spreading on bread
The small fruits are excellent for jam or dessert.
Sinónimos
preserve
jars of pear and blackberry preserves
,
jelly (US, Canadian)
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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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