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be in a tight corner
To be in a particularly difficult or awkward situation, especially one that is not easy to escape or resolve. Jeremy's been in more tight corners since he left college than I care to recount. I just don't know what's going to become of that boy if he doesn't clean up his act soon. I'm going to be in quite a tight corner if this loan isn't approved.
be in a tight corner/spot
to be in a difficult situation She had been in tight corners before and had always managed to get out of them.See have on a short leash, keep a tight rein on, run a tight ship, sit tight