in a tight spot(redirected from in tight spots)
in a tight spot
In a particularly difficult or awkward situation, especially one that is not easy to escape from or resolve. Jeremy's found himself in more tight spots 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 spot if this loan isn't approved.
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in a tight ˈcorner/ˈspot(informal) in a very difficult situation: He’s in a bit of a tight spot at the moment. The bank has given him one week to find $2 000.
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