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- (idiomatic, usually with to-infinitive) Barely able. Having difficulty doing something.
- Although they are still available, I think we would be hard-pressed to find one on short notice.
- (idiomatic) Experiencing financial difficulty or difficulty in surviving.
- The earthquake left the residents hard-pressed.
in financial or survival difficulty
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