under the cosh

idiom

British, informal
: in a difficult situation
They put us under the cosh for most of the game.

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“Under the cosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20cosh. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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