Meaning of “put the squeeze on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"put the squeeze on sb" in British English

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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 insurance company put the bite on me for a huge increase 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)

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