a tight corner

a tight corner
a tight corner
tight

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a tight corner (or spot or place)
a difficult situation

her talent for talking her way out of tight corners


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  • (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

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

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

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  • tight corner — tough situation, trouble …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tight — [tīt] adj. [ME, altered (prob. infl. by toght: see TAUT) < thight < OE thight, strong, akin to ON thēttr, Ger dicht, tight, thick < IE base * tenk , to thicken, congeal > MIr tēcht, coagulated] 1. Obs. dense 2. so close or compact in… …   English World 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

  • 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

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