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put the squeeze on someone

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put the squeeze on someone

verb phrase

To put under heavy pressure or exigency; LEAN ON someone, PUT THE HEAT ON someone: She hired me to put the squeeze on Linda for a divorce (1941+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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