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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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