squeeze

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskwiːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skwiz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skwēz)


Inflections of 'squeeze' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
squeezes
v 3rd person singular
squeezing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
squeezed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
squeezed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

squeeze

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. she squeezed his [arm, wrist, leg]
  2. squeeze into the [car, table, room, elevator]
  3. squeeze through the [door, opening, passage]
  4. squeezed by [on the exam, in the interview, in the class]
  5. squeeze onto the [bench, blanket, couch]
  6. squeeze a [sponge, tube, cloth]
  7. squeeze a [sponge] dry
  8. squeeze [water] out of the [sponge, towel]
  9. squeeze out [water] from the [sponge]
  10. squeeze out the [sponge]
  11. squeeze the [sponge] out
  12. squeeze [value, money] out (of)
  13. squeeze money out of [him, the taxpayers, their customers]
  14. squeeze out [a couple bucks, some toothpaste, a few more points]
  15. [companies, manufacturers] are being squeezed (by high prices)
  16. are being squeezed out (by)
n
  1. it's going to be a squeeze, but I think we can (all) fit
  2. it was a tight squeeze but [we all, everything] fit
  3. it was a bit of a squeeze, but
  4. [eight] people might be a (bit of a) squeeze, but
  5. maybe [eight] at a squeeze
  6. with the squeeze of the trigger
  7. gave the trigger a squeeze
  8. the [toothpaste, ketchup] came out with a squeeze
  9. gave her hand a (gentle) squeeze (when)
  10. sexually explicit: gave her [butt, breasts] a squeeze
  11. a squeeze of [lemon, lime] juice [on, over]
  12. [the mob, his boss] put the squeeze on him
  13. was trying to put the squeeze on me
  14. slang: she's his main squeeze
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