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put the squeeze on sb

(US also put the bite on sb) slang to ​ask someone to give you ​money: She put the ​squeeze on her ​mother for a hundred ​bucks. The ​insurancecompany put the ​bite on me for a ​hugeincrease in my ​premium after I ​crashed the ​car.
(Definition of put the squeeze on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put the squeeze on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 向(某人)要钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向(某人)要錢…
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