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pinch US English

Grip (something, typically someone’s flesh) tightly and sharply between finger and thumb

take something with a grain of salt US English

Regard something as exaggerated; believe only part of something

pinch-hit US English

Bat in place of another player, typically at a critical point in the game

pinch-run US English

Substitute for another as a base runner, typically at a critical point in the game

pinch point US English

A place or point where congestion occurs or is likely to occur, especially on a road

in a pinch in pinch US English

In a critical situation; if absolutely necessary

in a pinch US English

In a critical situation; if absolutely necessary

pinch effect US English

The constriction of a plasma through which a large electric current is flowing, caused by the attractive force of the current’s own magnetic field

pinch pennies US English

Be careful about how much one spends

feel the pinch in pinch US English

Experience hardship, especially financial

feel the pinch US English

Experience hardship, especially financial

pinch pennies in penny US English

Be careful about how much one spends

have to pinch oneself in pinch US English

Used to convey that a good situation is so surprising that the person involved has to make sure they are not imagining it

have to pinch oneself US English

Used to convey that a good situation is so surprising that the person involved has to make sure they are not imagining it

take something with a grain of salt in salt US English

Regard something as exaggerated; believe only part of something

pinchpenny US English

A miserly person

pinch US Thesaurus

he pinched my arm

pinch English-Spanish

pellizco m

pinch-hit English-Spanish

batear de emergencia

pinch hitter English-Spanish

bateador, -dora m,f de emergencia

to feel the pinch in pinch English-Spanish

estar* apretado (de dinero), pasar estrecheces

we're going to feel the pinch in pinch English-Spanish

vamos a estar más apretados (de dinero)

to pinch and scrape o save in pinch English-Spanish

hacer* economías, privarse de cosas

to take sth with a pinch o grain of salt in salt English-Spanish

no creerse* algo al pie de la letra, tomar algo con pinzas CS

I should take anything he says with a pinch of salt in salt English-Spanish

no se puede creer lo que él dice al pie de la letra, todo lo que él diga hay que tomarlo con pinzas