A difficult situation; jam: I'm in a tight spot and would appreciate your help (1852+)
The natural instinct is to seek some sort of swing mechanism that can get them out of a tight spot in the labor market.
In “The Crucified Priest,” the wife of a master carver and her cleric paramour are caught on a tight spot.
A quiet voice brought him back from wild rage to a cool realization that he was in a tight spot.
If there should be a tight spot between these two gears it will react disadvantageously on the magneto.
Of course, in my story, I invented a force-field——very handy when you're in a tight spot!
Baker was well aware he was in a tight spot, and one which he had deliberately created.
They might be in a tight spot but she had confidence that the angular, capable cowboy would be able to pull them through.
The pilots also spoke a good word for Jane, 171but she knew she was in a tight spot.
More than once, his enormous size and legendary strength had gotten them out of a tight spot.
He fought himself every waking hour, knowing that he had a weakness of becoming confused in a tight spot.