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 Meanings and Examples of SQUEEZE
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squeeze
 v.  force something into or through a restricted space; compress with violence
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  While we're in Australia, we're hoping to squeeze in a trip to the Barrier Reef.
2  The car's quite full, but we could manage to squeeze another couple of people in.
3  The government will squeeze the economy into a severe recession to force inflation down.
4  He kept aiming his gun at me, but didn't squeeze off.
5  She put the squeeze on her mother for a hundred bucks.
6  Don't squeeze the kitten, you will hurt it.
7  It uses its market power to squeeze the incomes of farmers and other suppliers.
8  It took some ingenuity to squeeze all the furniture into the little room.
9  "Come slow; push the door open yourself -- just enough to squeeze in, d' you hear?" I didn't hurry; I couldn't if I'd a wanted to.
10  Other directors appear happy that Lord Hollick has been squeezed out.
11  The dog squeezed under the gate and ran into the road.
12  The children squeezed through a gap in the wall.
13  He squeezed the last bit toothpaste out.
14  She felt as if every drop of emotion had been squeezed out of her.
15  He squeezed my handbag carefully but didn't find my little gun.
Classic Sentence: (94 in 7 pages)
1  I know it was a good squeeze, because, being very plump, whenever she made any little exertion after she was dressed, some of the buttons on the back of her gown flew off.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
2  After another and a final squeeze with both arms, she got down from the cart and ran away; and, my belief is, and has always been, without a solitary button on her gown.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
3  He took the hand which I dared not withhold, and having given it a damp squeeze, referred to his pale-faced watch.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
4  I was about indignantly to give my assertion the confirmation he required, when he caught hold of my hand, and gave it a squeeze.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
5  When we stop a little way short of the church, to put down Peggotty, whom we have brought on the box, she gives it a squeeze, and me a kiss.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
6  She gave my hand a squeeze, and shook her head.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
7  He pressed the little hand she gave him, and was delighted, as though at something special, by the energetic squeeze with which she freely and vigorously shook his hand.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 18
8  Scarlett felt her heart begin its mad racing again and she clutched her hand against it unconsciously, as if she would squeeze it into submission.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  "If you hadn't been brave enough to do it, I would never have been either," said Melly, putting her arm about Scarlett's waist and giving her a gentle squeeze.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  I'll squeeze you again-- there--just to see if you will really get mad.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  She did not even squeeze the hand that Melanie had inserted into her palm for comfort.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  She shut her eyes tightly, trying to squeeze out tears, but remembered to turn her face up slightly so he could kiss her with no difficulty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  It was our business to squeeze these lumps back into fluid.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
14  A sob and a squeeze of his hand was her only answer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
15  Anyhow, I feel great grasping white hands in the air, wanting to get hold of the throat of anybody who tries to live, to live beyond money, and squeeze the life out.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19