1. close together, squeezed/crammed for room; живея ~ live in close quarters, be crammed for space/room;
2. (зле материално) in reduced/straitened circumstances, badly off; ~ съм за be pushed for;
3. прен. in a corner/hole; with o.’s back to the wall; on the beach; between the devil and the deep (blue) sea; in a cleft stick, in a tight place; sl. floored, in a jam, in the cart; амер. in the jackpot; поставям някого ~ push s.o. to the wall; floor s.o.