- v. 挤压；塞进；压榨；设法腾出
- n. 挤压；少量；拥挤；严控；财政困难
- vt. & vi. 挤,榨,捏 press on from the opposite side or from all sides
- vt. 挤出 get (water, juice, etc.)out of sth by pressing it hard
the act of gripping and pressing firmly;
"he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"
a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer;
"increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"
(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend;
"she was his main squeeze"
a twisting squeeze;
"gave the wet cloth a wring"
an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power;
"she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"
a tight or amorous embrace;
"come here and give me a big hug"
the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space;
"getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"
to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition;
"crush an aluminum can"
"squeeze a lemon"
"He squeezed my hand"
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space;
"I squeezed myself into the corner"
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
obtain by coercion or intimidation;
"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"
"They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
press or force;
"Stuff money into an envelope"
"She thrust the letter into his hand"
squeeze tightly between the fingers;
"He pinched her behind"
"She squeezed the bottle"
squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness;
"Hug me, please"
"He hugged her close to him"
squeeze or press together;
"she compressed her lips"
"the spasm contracted the muscle"
- Kara squeezed the bottle, and the water rushed out.
- It took some ingenuity to squeeze all the furniture into the little room.
- Supermarkets are accused of squeezing both customers and suppliers.
- I can squeeze a meeting in early tomorrow morning.
- He gave my hand a gentle squeeze.
- The host put a squeeze of lemon in my drink.
- We managed to get all the luggage into the car but it was a tight squeeze.
- The government is putting the squeeze on business profits.
- She's just lost her job, so they're really feeling the squeeze.
- I am squeezing an orange.
- We squeezed the juice from an orange.
- Squeeze the sponge so that all the water comes out.
- He squeezed her hand and turned away.
- She squeezed her baby.
- The baby's little hand squeezed my finger.
- Heavy taxes squeezed the people.
- This only gave them opportunity to squeeze profits.
- We had to squeeze an answer from him.
- A firm is squeezed by high costs and reduced sales.
- He squeezed her some fresh milk.
- She squeezed some orange juice for me.
- She is to squeeze a lemon dry.
- You can't squeeze the wet coat dry.
- You'll find the shop squeezed between 2 big office buildings.
- squeeze in (v.+adv.)
挤进 force sb/sth in
There were already four people in the lift, but he managed to squeeze in.
Can I squeeze in?
The car was full but I squeezed in anyway.
- squeeze into (v.+prep.)
挤入,塞进 force sb/sth into (a small space)
squeeze sb/sth into sth
I can't squeeze another thing into my trunk.
She tries to squeeze her feet into shoes that are too small.
They squeezed too many people into the small room.
How can you squeeze so many things into a day?
Two crops of rice have to be squeezed into 220 days which are frost-free.
- squeeze out (v.+adv.)
挤出 force sb/sth out of by pressure
squeeze sb/sth ⇔ out
He squeezed the last bit toothpaste out.
This machine helps you to squeeze more juice out.
这台机器能挤出更多的水果汁。squeeze sb/sth out of sb/sth
She squeezed the water out of her swimming-suit.
We might be able to squeeze some money out of him.
He squeezed 10 pages out of small subject.
She felt as if every drop of emotion had been squeezed out of her.
- squeeze through (v.+prep.)
挤着通过 force through a narrow passage
squeeze through sb/sth
He managed to squeeze through the crowd at last.
He squeezed through a gap in the hedge.
- squeeze sb's hand 捏某人的手
- squeeze the mops 拧拖把
- squeeze orange juice 榨橙汁
- squeeze a sponge 挤海绵
- squeeze a tube of toothpaste 挤牙膏
- squeeze affectionately 慈爱地捏
- squeeze fraternally 友善地捏
- squeeze passionately 深情地捏
- squeeze tenderly 温柔地捏
- squeeze warmly 热切地捏
- squeeze out 挤走,榨出
- squeeze out the water 拧出水
- squeeze from 从…挤出
- squeeze into (使)挤进
- squeeze into a bus 挤进公共汽车
- squeeze into a small room 挤进一间小房间里
- squeeze juice into a glass 把果汁挤进玻璃杯里
- squeeze out of 把…从…挤出
- squeeze out of a bus 挤出公共汽车
- squeeze the juice out of a lemon 榨出柠檬汁
- squeeze some toothpaste out of the tube 从牙膏管里挤出些牙膏
- squeeze through 挤过
- squeeze through a narrow passage 挤过狭窄的通道
A good squeeze of lemon juice.出自：Homes Gardens
Kattree's shoes squeezed her toes.出自： E. Mittelholzer
Klaxons..with rubber bulbs which, when squeezed, emitted an almost animal sound.出自： Y. Menuhin
Cloths being dipped in the water and squeezed out.出自： J. Fuller
- squeeze宾语后接from或out of,表示“从…中榨出…”; 其宾语后接into,表示“把…塞进”。
- squeeze, pinch, press
- Press the button, then the machine will work.按下电钮,机器就能运转了。
- Press the button to ring the bell.按那个钮可以打铃。
- The child was crying because somebody had pinched her.那孩子哭了,因为有人掐她。
- He pinched the boy's face playfully.他开玩笑地拧了这男孩的脸。
- Squeeze the sponge so that all the water comes out.捏紧海绵,把水挤出来。
- This only gave them opportunity to squeeze profits.这只能为他们提供机会榨取利润。
- ☆ 1600年左右进入英语，直接源自古英语的cwysan，意为强力挤压。