in a tight corner
Definition of in a tight corner
: in a bad position The city is in a tight corner financially.
Word by Word Definitions
: the point where converging lines, edges, or sides meet : angle
: the place of intersection of two streets or roads
: a piece designed to form, mark, or protect a corner
: situated at a corner
: used or fitted for use in or on a corner
: to drive into a corner
: to catch and hold the attention of especially to force an interview
: to get a corner on
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