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squeeze

  

      vb  
1    clutch, compress, crush, grip, nip, pinch, press, squash, wring  
2    cram, crowd, force, jam, jostle, pack, press, ram, stuff, thrust, wedge  
3    clasp, cuddle, embrace, enfold, hold tight, hug  
4    bleed     (informal)   bring pressure to bear on, extort, lean on     (informal)   milk, oppress, pressurize, put the screws on     (informal)   put the squeeze on     (informal)   wrest  
      n  
5    clasp, embrace, handclasp, hold, hug  
6    congestion, crowd, crush, jam, press, squash  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
See also:

squeak, squeal, sequence, sue

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
pron.
you
[Slang]
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
pref.
You married
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
o.
talk to you later
exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
n.
person that you date
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
adj.
the decision is yours
n.
çà m'est égal
o.
Shortening of Talk To You Soon
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
n.
çà va ?
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