Meaning of “squeeze sb/sth in” in the English Dictionary

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"squeeze sb/sth in" in British English

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squeeze sb/sth in

phrasal verb with squeeze uk /skwiːz/ us /skwiːz/ verb

C2 to manage to do something or see someone in a short period of time or when you are very busy:

While we're in Australia, we're hoping to squeeze in a trip to the Barrier Reef.
I'm very busy this week but I could squeeze you in at 2.30 on Tuesday.

More examples

  • Do you think we could squeeze in a trip to the shops?
  • I have an appointment at 10.00 and one at 11.00 but I could squeeze you in in between.
  • Could you squeeze in another meeting?
  • We're quite busy on Saturday but I'm sure we can squeeze you in.
  • We're only in Spain for a week but I'm hoping we can squeeze in a trip to Madrid.

(Definition of “squeeze sb/sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)