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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
We're a little pressed for time, but there are just a few other items I wanted to touch on before we finish.Andamos un poco escasos de tiempo, pero hay un par de cosas más que quería mencionar antes de acabar.
I wouldn't sell the house if I weren't so pressed for cash.Si no estuviera tan apurada de dinero, no vendería la casa.
2. (under pressure)
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
I was pressed for a decision and rushed into it.Me vi forzado a tomar una decisión y me precipité.
If we don't get going soon, we'll be pressed to arrive at the campsite by nightfall.Si no nos ponemos pronto en marcha, difícilmente llegaremos al campamento antes del anochecer.
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