backed one into a corner

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Definition of backed one into a corner

: to cause to feel embarrassed or in an awkward or difficult predicament The reporter backed her into a corner with his probing questions.

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“Backed one into a corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backed%20one%20into%20a%20corner. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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