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Spanish translation of “pinch”

pinch

verb /pintʃ/
to squeeze or press tightly (flesh), especially between the thumb and forefinger
pellizcar
He pinched her arm.
to hurt by being too small or tight
apretar
My new shoes are pinching (me).
to steal
robar, birlar
Who pinched my pen?
pinched adjective (of a person’s face) looking cold, pale or thin because of cold, poverty etc
con la cara pálida
Her face was pinched with cold.
feel the pinch to be in difficulty because of lack of money
pasar apuros, pasar estrecheces
Many families are feeling the pinch these days.
(Definition of pinch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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