pressed adj, be - for time

pressed adj, be - for time
Dry cleaners are often pressed for time.

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  • pushed — [puʃt] adj [not before noun] BrE informal 1.) be pushed for time/money etc to not have much time, money etc = ↑pressed ▪ I m a bit pushed for time today. 2.) too busy ▪ I d love to help, but I m a bit pushed at the moment. 3.) be (hard) pushed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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