in a jam: You are jammed up (1940s+)
Humble said a few things which came out so fast that they jammed up, and he left the room to hunt for his dog.
The young bridge tender caught the blow on the arm, and the next moment had Percy jammed up against the iron railing to one side.
I ain't got no vote, an' besides, my cabin's so jammed up I can't breathe.
And as I came out poor Mr. Bradley was jammed up against the wall.
The pipe was jammed up to its bowl in the side of his mouth, and all he said came in jerks through his teeth.
If this jammed up with debris, the whole town would be under water.
They must be jammed up with the other debris at the bottle neck below.
The signals get jammed up and confused, and the whole mechanism ceases to function.
He was washed along and got jammed up betwixt the roots of a sycamore.
If she was to catch us jammed up among these reefs she might handle us in a way which would make us look foolish.