Definition of “have your back to/against the wall” - English Dictionary

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“have your back to/against the wall” in British English

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have your back to/against the wall

to have very serious problems that limit the ways in which you can act:

He owes money to everyone - he really has his back to the wall now.

(Definition of “have your back to/against the wall” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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