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Definizione monolingua e traduzione squeeze

Inglese grammatica



squeeze (third-person singular simple present squeezes, present participle squeezing, simple past and past participle squeezed)

  1. (transitive) To apply pressure to from two or more sides at once
    I squeezed the ball between my hands.
    Please dont squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacobs Room Chapter 1
      ""Over there—by the rock,"" Steele muttered, with his brush between his teeth, squeezing out raw sienna, and keeping his eyes fixed on Betty Flanderss back.
  2. (transitive) To fit into a tight place
    I managed to squeeze the car into that parking space.
    • 2010 December 29, Sam Sheringham, “Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton”, BBC:
      It was an omen of things to come as in the 56th minute the visitors took the lead after a mix-up between Skrtel and Sotirios Kyrgiakos allowed Ebanks-Blakes through-ball to squeeze between them.
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
      Could he not squeeze under the seat of a carriage? He had seen this method adopted by schoolboys, when the journey- money provided by thoughtful parents had been diverted to other and better ends.
  3. (transitive) To remove something with difficulty, or apparent difficulty
    He squeezed some money out of his wallet.
  4. (transitive) To put in a difficult position by presenting two or more choices
    Im being squeezed between my job and my volunteer work.
  5. (transitive, baseball) To attempt to score a runner from third by bunting
    Jones squeezed in Smith with a perfect bunt.

squeeze (plural squeezes)

  1. A difficult position
    Im in a tight squeeze right now when it comes to my free time.
  2. A traversal of a narrow passage
    It was a tight squeeze, but I got through to the next section of the cave.
  3. A hug or other affectionate grasp
    a gentle squeeze on the arm
  4. (slang) A romantic partner
    I want to be your main squeeze
  5. (baseball) The act of bunting in an attempt to score a runner from third
    The game ended in exciting fashion with a failed squeeze.
  6. (epigraphy) An impression of an inscription formed by pressing wet paper onto the surface and peeling off when dry.
    The light not being good enough for photography, I took a squeeze of the stone.
  7. (card games) A play that forces an opponent to discard a card that gives up one or more tricks.
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