pinch

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Related to at a pinch: get to the bottom of, take a stab at something
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nip

dash

at a pinch

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  • if necessary
  • with difficulty
  • if need(s) be
  • just possibly
  • in a pinch
  • at a push

feel the pinch

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  • suffer hardship
  • be poor
  • be impoverished
  • be short of money
  • have less money
  • suffer poverty

Synonyms for pinch

to be severely sparing in order to economize

to take (another's property) without permission

to take into custody as a prisoner

a seizing and holding by law

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a painful or straitened circumstance

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an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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a small sharp bite or snip

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a squeeze with the fingers

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

squeeze tightly between the fingers

make ridges into by pinching together

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make off with belongings of others

cut the top off

irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear

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