pinched


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sounding as if the nose were pinched

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very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

not having enough money to pay for necessities

as if squeezed uncomfortably tight

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Laura Gardiner, an analyst at the Resolution Foundation who carried out the research, said: "The majority of the housing pinched are in work but on low and middle incomes, leaving little left over after housing costs to spend on other essentials.
At some point, I think family or friends will remember your son not wanting to be pinched and will avoid doing so in the future.
Once we were messing about in the back of a cab and I pinched him on the arm.
If the pinched nerve doesn't improve within some weeks, surgery may be necessary to relieve the pressure.
I saw Dad run toward me with his face all pinched with anger.
Tilting the mold ensures that the parison is pinched far enough down the handle to avoid thin sections.
If too much water gets in because of a crushed or pinched seal, the desiccant will become totally saturated.
The ruling means that a cafe's male cook who pinched two 14-year-old female employees on the bottom cannot be punished under Norway's criminal code.
AN AIRPORT worker who pinched a WPC's bottom walked free from court after magistrates ruled it was not indecent assault.
By noon I'd been pinched a dozen times by friends and strangers who tweaked me before I could show them my patch of green.