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Engelsk navneord: squeeze

1. squeeze (om handling) the act of gripping and pressing firmly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave her cheek a playful squeeze.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squeezing

Mindre specifikke termercompressing, compression

Mere specifikke termerexpression, expulsion, extrusion, pinch, tweak

2. squeeze (om tilstand) a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)credit crunch, liquidity crisis

Mindre specifikke termerfinancial condition

3. squeeze (om forhold) a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIncreased expenses put a squeeze on profits.

Mindre specifikke termerloss, red, red ink

4. squeeze (om person) (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was his main squeeze.

Mindre specifikke termerlover

Overordnet anvendelseargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

5. squeeze (om begivenhed) a twisting squeeze

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGave the wet cloth a wring.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wring

Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement

6. squeeze (om handling) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe laughed at this sexual power play and walked away.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)power play, squeeze play

Mindre specifikke termerattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

7. squeeze (om handling) a tight or amorous embrace

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCome here and give me a big hug.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clinch, hug

Mindre specifikke termerembrace, embracement, embracing

8. squeeze (om handling) the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGetting through that small opening was a tight squeeze.

Mindre specifikke termerconstriction

Engelsk udsagnsord: squeeze

1. squeeze (om relation) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCrush an aluminum can.
Squeeze a lemon.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crush, mash, squash, squelch

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpress

Mere specifikke termerstamp, steamroller, telescope, tread, wring

2. squeeze (om relation) press firmly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe squeezed my hand.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot squeeze Sue

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpress

Mere specifikke termerclench

3. squeeze (om relation) squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI squeezed myself into the corner.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force, wedge

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termercompact, compress, impact, pack together

4. squeeze (om adfærd) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coerce, force, hale, pressure

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something

Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige

Mere specifikke termerbludgeon, bring oneself, dragoon, drive, railroad, sandbag, squeeze for, steamroll, steamroller, terrorise, terrorize, turn up the heat, turn up the pressure

Medføreract, move

5. squeeze (om forhold) obtain by coercion or intimidation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss.
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)extort, gouge, rack, wring

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something from somebody

Mindre specifikke termerfleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge

Mere specifikke termerbleed

6. squeeze (om bevægelse) press or force

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStuff money into an envelope.
She thrust the letter into his hand.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey squeeze the books into the box

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shove, stuff, thrust

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerforce, push

7. squeeze (om relation) squeeze tightly between the fingers

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pinched her behind.
She squeezed the bottle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nip, pinch, tweet, twinge, twitch

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termergrip

Mere specifikke termergoose, tweak

8. squeeze (om relation) squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHug me, please.
They embraced.
He hugged her close to him.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bosom, embrace, hug

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerclasp

Mere specifikke termerclinch, cuddle, interlock, lock

9. squeeze (om relation) squeeze or press together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe compressed her lips.
The spasm contracted the muscle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compact, compress, constrict, contract, press

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termertighten

Mere specifikke termerastringe, bear down, choke, choke, choke, convulse, convulse, fret, gag, overbear, prim, scrag, strangle, strangulate

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