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See also: squeezeout
- (transitive) Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see squeeze, out.
- Squeeze out some toothpaste and put it on your toothbrush
- (transitive) To force a competitor out of one of a limited number of winning positions by taking over that position or a higher one
- I auditioned and I would have had the role, but I got squeezed out by a more experienced actor
- They came from nowhere to take over second place, squeezing out the previously eighth-place team
- 2011 November 3, David Ornstein, “Macc Tel-Aviv 1 - 2 Stoke”, in BBC Sport:
- Huth headed wide inside two minutes, Andy Wilkinson blasted over from Shotton's cut-back and Jones was squeezed out when bearing down on goal.
- (transitive) To obtain a difficult victory in a competition
- The team managed to squeeze out a win in the final minutes
used other than as an idiom, to squeeze out
to force out competitors