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shoehorn

verb [T often passive]     /ˈʃuː.hɔːn/ US  /-hɔːrn/ informal
to fit something tightly in a particular place, often between two other things: This tiny restaurant is shoehorned between two major banks.Inserting and forcing things into other things
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