Were pressed for space - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be pressed for space
To have a small or limited amount of space available. I'd love to squeeze a few more chairs in here so you guys can sit down, but we're just too pressed for space.
be pressed/pushed for ˈmoney, ˈspace, ˈtime, etc. have very little money, time, etc: I’ll have to do those letters tomorrow — I’m a bit pressed for time this afternoon. ♢ I’m afraid we’re a bit pushed for space in this office.