be under the gun Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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be under the gun

mainly US to ​feelworried because you have to do something by a ​particulartime or in a ​particular way: Al's under the gun to ​decide by the end of the ​month whether to ​move with his ​company.
(Definition of be under the gun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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