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pinch US English

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

pinch US Thesaurus

he pinched my arm

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

pinch pennies US English

Be careful about how much one spends

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

feel the pinch US English

Experience hardship, especially financial

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

in a pinch in pinch US English

In a critical situation; if absolutely necessary

feel the pinch in pinch US English

Experience hardship, especially financial

pinchpenny US English

A miserly person

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

in a pinch in pinch US Thesaurus

there's room for four adults, five in a pinch

pinch or count or watchone's pennies in penny US English

Be careful about how much one spends

feel the pinch in pinch US Thesaurus

many of our customers are feeling the pinch

take something with a grain of salt in salt US English

Regard something as exaggerated; believe only part of something