in a tight corner

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in a tight corner

In a particularly difficult or awkward situation, especially one that is not easy to get out of. Jeremy's found himself 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.
See also: corner, tight

in a tight corner

Also, in a tight spot. See under in a bind.
See also: corner, tight