Definition of Hard-pressed
having a lot of difficulties accomplishing something especially because of lack of time or resources
Examples of Hard-pressed in a sentence
The company was hard-pressed to prove it should be granted the contract since it didn’t have any other clients on the hook.
Because they were in dire financial straits, the unemployed couple were hard-pressed to find jobs.
The band was hard-pressed to find a drummer since two of their members quit right before an important gig.
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