squeeze


squeeze
01. It was hard for everyone to [squeeze] into the van because there was a bunch of camping equipment in there as well.
02. Sometimes I like to [squeeze] fresh orange juice to drink for breakfast.
03. The mother [squeezed] her young son's hand to comfort him.
04. He [squeezed] a blob of ketchup onto his hamburger.
05. I was amazed to see how many people could [squeeze] onto one bus when I was travelling in Guatemala.
06. When I shook Lars' hand, he [squeezed] mine so hard I thought he was going to break my fingers.
07. When my daughter was a baby, she used to love to [squeeze] fresh peaches in her fist, so she could feel them squirt through her fingers.
08. Someone once observed that it isn't easy for an idea to [squeeze] itself into a head filled with prejudice.
09. In one of his novels, Salman Rushdie wrote of a woman who was being stared at by a man, "She could feel his eyes [squeezing] her breasts."
10. I've heard that a cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to [squeeze] through.
11. In 1962, astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space when he ate applesauce [squeezed] from a tube aboard a spaceship.
12. Some snakes [squeeze] animals to death, and then eat them whole.
13. Cockroaches have flat bodies, so they can [squeeze] under things to hide.
14. Norway's short summer season means farmers have to [squeeze] a lot of activity into a tight time period.
15. A Zen proverb remarks that the tighter you [squeeze], the less you have.
16. Excuse me Henry. Can I just [squeeze] by you there?
17. Ants do not eat food - they drink the juice which they [squeeze] from pieces of food.

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  • Squeeze — es una banda musical británica formada en Londres en 1974. Los 2 únicos componentes que permanecen desde el principio, y también compositores de la mayoría de canciones, son Chris Difford y Glenn Tilbrook. Se suele clasificar a la banda como new… …   Wikipedia Español

  • squeeze — [skwēz] vt. squeezed, squeezing [intens. of ME queisen < OE cwysan, to squeeze, dash against, bruise, akin to Goth quistjan, to destroy < IE base * gweye , to overpower > Sans jināti, (he) conquers] 1. to press hard or closely; exert… …   English World dictionary

  • squeeze in — ˌsqueeze ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they squeeze in he/she/it squeezes in present participle squeezing in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • squeeze — ► VERB 1) firmly press from opposite or all sides. 2) extract (liquid or a soft substance) from something by squeezing. 3) (squeeze in/into/through) manage to get into or through (a restricted space). 4) (squeeze in) manage to find time for. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Squeeze — steht für: Squeeze (Band), eine englische New Wave Band Squeeze (Album), ein Album der Band The Velvet Underground die Linux Distribution Debian Squeeze, Codename der stabilen Version 6.0 von Debian Siehe auch: Squeeze out, das zwangsweise… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • squeeze — c.1600, probably an alteration of quease (c.1550), from O.E. cwysan to squeeze, of unknown origin, perhaps imitative (Cf. Ger. quetschen to squeeze ). Slang expression to put the squeeze on (someone or something) exert influence is from 1711.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Squeeze — (skw[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squeezed} (skw[=e]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squeezing}.] [OE. queisen, AS. cw[=e]san, cw[=y]san, cw[=i]san, of uncertain origin. The s was probably prefixed through the influence of squash, v.t.] 1. To press between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squeeze — Squeeze, v. i. To press; to urge one s way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; often with through, into, etc.; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squeeze — Squeeze, n. 1. The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure. [1913 Webster] 2. A facsimile impression taken in some soft substance, as pulp, from an inscription on stone. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) The gradual closing of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squeeze — [n] pressure, crushing clasp, clutch, congestion, crowd, crunch, crush, embrace, force, handclasp, hold, hug, influence, jam, press, restraint, squash; concepts 219,674,687 Ant. opening squeeze [v1] exert pressure on sides, parts of something… …   New thesaurus

  • Squeeze — [ßkwi̱s; engl.Squeeze= Druck] s; : Zusammenpressen des Penis zwischen Eichel und Penisschaft zur Verhinderung des krankhaften vorzeitigen Samenergusses (↑Ejaculatio praecox) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke