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hard-pressedadjective

uk   /ˌhɑːdˈprest/  us   /ˌhɑːrd-/
having a lot of difficulties doing something, especially because there is not enough time or money: The latest education reforms have put extra pressure on teachers who are already hard-pressed. Because of shortages, the emergency services were hard-pressed to deal with the accident. Most people would be hard-pressed (= would find it difficult) to name more than half a dozen members of the government.
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