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Spanish translation of “squeeze”

squeeze

verb /skwiːz/
to press (something) together or from all sides tightly
apretar
He squeezed her hand affectionately He squeezed the clay into a ball.
to force (eg oneself) eg into or through a narrow space
meterse
The dog squeezed himself / his body into the hole We were all squeezed into the back seat of the car.
to force something, eg liquid, out of something by pressing
meter a presión
She squeezed the oranges (into a jug) We might be able to squeeze some more money/information out of him.
squeezer noun an instrument for squeezing
exprimidor
a lemon squeezer.
squeeze up phrasal verb to move closer together
apretujarse
Could you all squeeze up on the bench and make room for me?
(Definition of squeeze from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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