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up against the wall

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  1. up against the wall(Adjective)

    Trapped, cornered; discommoded, discomfited; in a quandary.

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of up against the wall in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of up against the wall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of up against the wall in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    We don't agree on some of the specifics of border security. Democrats are firmly against the wall, but we agree on many things such as the need for drug inspection technology, humanitarian aide, strengthening security at our ports of entry. And that bodes well for finding an eventual agreement.

  2. Colette:

    There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

  3. Zereana Jess-Huff:

    The way insurers have embraced this service delivery method has been an interesting development, i think a lot of that is because their backs are up against the wall when it comes to accessibility. This service is an answer for that. For individuals who need to pay for online therapy out of pocket, we’ve also introduced rates that are competitive with what you would pay in a brick-and-mortar setting.If you are seeing a Ph.D. level therapist through Amwell, it’s $95, and if you are seeing a masters-level therapist it’s $79.

  4. Paul Chabot:

    In California, it’s like the liberals can do no wrong, no matter what we (conservatives) do, we’re beating our heads against the wall.

  5. Shaker Aamer:

    They were accusing me of fighting with Bin Laden in the battle of Tora Bora; of being in charge of weapons stores; of being a terrorist recruiter, though I'd only been in Afghanistan for a few weeks, this American guy grabs me by the head, and he slams it backwards against the wall. In my mind I think I must try to save my head so I tried to bring it forwards, but as soon as I do he grabs it again and bashes it.

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