the squeeze

noun

Definition of the squeeze

informal
: a situation that causes feelings of stress and pressure We are really feeling the squeeze since I lost my job. The government is putting the squeeze on tax evaders.

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“The squeeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20squeeze. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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