squeeze up

phrasal verb

squeezed up; squeezing up; squeezes up
British
: to move closer together
Squeeze up, please. We need to make room for one more person.

Examples of squeeze up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Seeing thousands of fans jump up and down, mosh and squeeze up against the barricade to sing along live aren’t moments lost on these guys, either. Kelli Fadroski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 May 2024 That allows surgeons to squeeze up to six or seven patients into a single day. Aimee Ortiz, New York Times, 7 Dec. 2023 Still, anyone who spends even a little time observing Washington’s glassy new high-rises squeezed up against its squat Federal piles, many built by enslaved people, will recognize Ijames’s spiritual geography: a place where history is both erased and inescapable. Jesse Green, New York Times, 30 May 2023

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“Squeeze up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squeeze%20up. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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