a tight corner (or spot or place)

a tight corner (or spot or place)
a difficult situation.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • a tight corner — ● tight * * * a tight corner (or spot or place) a difficult situation her talent for talking her way out of tight corners …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight — adjective 1》 fixed or fastened firmly; hard to move, undo, or open.     ↘(of clothes) close fitting, especially uncomfortably so.     ↘(of a grip) very firm.     ↘well sealed against something such as water or air. 2》 (of a rope, fabric, or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • corner — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ corners, cornering, cornered 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A corner is a point or an area where two or more edges, sides, or surfaces of something join. He saw the corner of a magazine sticking out from under the blanket...… …   English dictionary

  • tight — tight1 W3S2 [taıt] adj comparative tighter superlative tightest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(pulled/stretched firmly)¦ 3¦(attached firmly)¦ 4¦(holding something firmly)¦ 5¦(strict)¦ 6¦(little money)¦ 7¦(little time)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight — 1 /taIt/ adjective 1 CLOTHES fitting a part of your body very closely, especially in a way that is uncomfortable: tight trousers | My shoes were far too tight and I was in agony by the time I got home. | be a tight fit (=only just fits someone):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • corner — n 1. angle, bend, curve, crook, turn, twist, hook, elbow, knee. 2. convergence, convergency, intersection, crotch, fork, junction, juncture, joint, connection, meeting. 3. end, edge, margin, rim; verge, brink, brim, brow, hem; border, periphery,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tight — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 closely held, drawn, fastened, fitting, etc. (a tight hold; a tight skirt). 2 closely and firmly put together (a tight joint). 3 (of clothes etc.) too closely fitting (my shoes are rather tight). 4 impermeable, impervious …   Useful english dictionary

  • spot — 1. noun 1) a grease spot on the wall Syn: mark, patch, dot, fleck, smudge, smear, stain, blotch, blot, splash; informal splotch 2) a secluded spot Syn: place, location …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • spot — Synonyms and related words: CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, abode, ace, acne, aimless, allocate, appointment, arc, arc light, area, ascertain, aspersion, assign, atom, attaint, badge of infamy, band, bar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard-pressed — adjective 1) the hard pressed infantry Syn: under attack, hotly pursued, harried 2) the hard pressed construction industry Syn: in difficulties, under pressure, troubled, beleaguered, harassed, with one s back to/against the wall, in a tight… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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