feel the pinch

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Definition of feel the pinch

: to experience the problems caused by not having enough money or by paying higher costs We are starting to feel the pinch of high fuel costs.

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“Feel the pinch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20the%20pinch. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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