a tight corner/spot

(a difficult position or situation: His refusal to help put her in a tight corner/spot.) kampas, sunki padėtis

English-Lithuanian dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • (a) tight corner — a tight corner/spot/situation/ phrase a difficult situation She can usually talk her way out of tight corners. Thesaurus: difficult situations and experiencessynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in a tight corner — be in a tight corner/spot to be in a difficult situation. She had been in tight corners before and had always managed to get out of them …   New idioms dictionary

  • a tight corner — ● tight * * * a tight corner (or spot or place) a difficult situation her talent for talking her way out of tight corners …   Useful english dictionary

  • a tight corner (or spot or place) — a difficult situation. → tight …   English new terms dictionary

  • a tight corner — ► a tight corner (or spot) a difficult situation. Main Entry: ↑tight …   English terms dictionary

  • tight — tight1 W3S2 [taıt] adj comparative tighter superlative tightest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(pulled/stretched firmly)¦ 3¦(attached firmly)¦ 4¦(holding something firmly)¦ 5¦(strict)¦ 6¦(little money)¦ 7¦(little time)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight — 1 /taIt/ adjective 1 CLOTHES fitting a part of your body very closely, especially in a way that is uncomfortable: tight trousers | My shoes were far too tight and I was in agony by the time I got home. | be a tight fit (=only just fits someone):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight — I UK [taɪt] / US adjective Word forms tight : adjective tight comparative tighter superlative tightest ** 1) a) clothes that are tight are close against your body when you wear them a tight skirt/dress b) used about clothes that are uncomfortable …   English dictionary

  • tight — ► ADJECTIVE 1) fixed, closed, or fastened firmly. 2) (of clothes) close fitting. 3) well sealed against something such as water or air. 4) (of a rope, fabric, or surface) stretched so as to leave no slack. 5) (of an area or space) allowing little …   English terms dictionary

  • tight — [[t]ta͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ tighter, tightest 1) ADJ GRADED Tight clothes or shoes are rather small and fit closely to your body. She walked off the plane in a miniskirt and tight top... His jeans were too tight. Ant: loose Derived words: tightly ADV… …   English dictionary

  • corner — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ corners, cornering, cornered 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A corner is a point or an area where two or more edges, sides, or surfaces of something join. He saw the corner of a magazine sticking out from under the blanket...… …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.