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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Recent Examples on the Web When under the cosh, it’s somehow found a way to prosper at the final hurdles in Europe. Henry Flynn, Forbes, 4 May 2023

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“Under the cosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20cosh. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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