Bedeutung von “hard-pressed” — Learner’s Dictionary

hard-pressed

adjective us uk /ˌhɑːdˈprest/
be hard-pressed to do sth

to not be able to do something, or have difficulty doing something:

You'd be hard-pressed to find a better worker than Jeff.

having problems because you are poor:

hard-pressed farmers

(Definition von “hard-pressed” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)