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Definition of tighten the screws on

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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'to restrict, forbid, eject':

Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: to forbid someone from purchasing more alcohol at a bar, pub, club, or other public venue.
Definitions include: to be cut off from contact.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: any group that oppresses.

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.
Definitions include: to be very happy.

Other terms relating to 'screw':

Definitions include: a phrase of one is about to be in trouble big-time or something bad is about to happen.
Definitions include: to be odd or slightly crazy.
Definitions include: to force a desired action using threats or intimidation.
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: to cheat on one's partner.
Definitions include: Past tense of "screw".
Definitions include: broken, ruined, defective.
Definitions include: exclamation of abandon.
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "buzz off".
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: to be bad or displeasing.
Definitions include: to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake.
Definitions include: to err; "mess up".
Definitions include: to jokingly deceive.
Definitions include: to confuse a person.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.
Definitions include: taking a passive role.

Other terms relating to 'tighten':

Definitions include: to reduce expenses.

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