pinched

pinched(
pihncht
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (lacking)
a. apretado
I would go to the movies with you, but I'm pinched for cash right now.Iría al cine contigo, pero estoy apretado de efectivo ahorita.
b. escaso
Hurry up! We're pinched for time, and we're going to be late.¡Date prisa! Andamos escasos de tiempo y vamos a llegar tarde.
2. (drawn)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Have you been ill recently? Your face looks rather pinched.¿Estuviste enfermo recientemente? Tienes un aspecto demacrado.
My hair started to fall out and I was starting to look pinched in the face.Se me empezó a caer el cabello y empecé a tener mala cara.
3. (medicine)
a. pinzado
The doctor explained that the numbness in my mother's hand was due to a pinched nerve.El médico explicó que el entumecimiento que mi madre sentía en la mano era debido a un nervio pinzado.
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pinched [ˈpɪntʃt]
adjective
1 (drawn)
to look pinched tener un aspecto demacrado; to be pinched with cold estar aterido de frío
to be pinched with hunger
2 (short)
to be pinched for money andar escaso de dinero; we're very pinched for space tenemos muy poco espacio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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