Meaning of PRESSED in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ prest ]

If you say that you are pressed for time or pressed for money, you mean that you do not have enough time or money at the moment.

Are you pressed for time, Mr Bayliss? If not, I suggest we have lunch.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , usu ADJ for n

see also hard-pressed

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