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squeeze sth out of sb

(also squeeze sth from sb) informal
phrasal verb with squeeze uk   us   /skwiːz/ verb
to persuade or force someone to give you money or information: During the negotiations, the union managed to squeeze several concessions from the management.
Translations of “squeeze sth out of sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勒索,敲詐(某人), 逼迫(某人)吐露(資訊)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勒索,敲诈(某人), 逼迫(某人)吐露(信息)…
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