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tight in English:

1. tight tight


Sit tight.
A lot of companies are going under lately because banks are so tight with their money.
Hold on tight, otherwise you will fall off.
Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of muscle definition.
Insurance companies everywhere are facing hard times and have become even more tight fisted about payouts.
I fastened the box tight with a rope so that it wouldn't break up.
Monetary policy in United States has been characterized by tight credit over the months.
What're you doing? "The household books. Our finances are pretty tight so we have to do things properly."
A tight belt will interfere with circulation of the blood.
Kim is so tight, if you stuck a lump of coal up her ass, in two weeks you'd have a diamond!
Even though Mr Smith was very wealthy, he was a tight wad.
There are going to be 100 people at the meeting. It will be a tight fit.
1) If sth is tight is secure and not easily moved, tense, firm, or that it fits too closely 2) something difficult to deal with’ and ‘that allows little time or space in between things.’// 3) figurative, slang (stingy, miserly) tacaño
A skin site with minimal wrinkling and not covered by tight clothing is recommended.
A sick soul that holds on tight to anger and hate will never heal until it lets go of those demons.

English word "tight"(tight) occurs in sets:

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2. fitting your body very closely fitting your body very closely



English word "tight"(fitting your body very closely) occurs in sets:

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3. clinging


She was clinging to her father.
We are still clinging to the dreams of our youth.
She was still clinging to the hope that her dog would be found alive.
Or perhaps she was clinging for her life.
His clinging wife was always afraid that he would find another woman.
Fungi married algae... clinging to rock, and eating...
Stop clinging to your glory days, or you'll be left behind.

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4. loose


I usually toss my loose change into my desk drawer.
After tying up loose ends on the house, the carpenter gave the painter approval to begin work.
As a prank, some students let three goats loose inside their school after painting the numbers 1, 2 and 4 on the sides of the goats. The teachers spent most of the day looking for goat number 3.
loose trousers
I usually cut loose a bit and drink plenty before a day off work but if my drinks are cut with tochu tea then I get absolutely no hangover.
Let us students contribute to the welfare of the victims of the earthquake; even loose change will go a long way.
With his wife and children in the country, he was at loose ends for something to do.
It would be a shame for a young man to be at loose ends just because he can't get the kind of job he wants.
There have been a lot of clothes lately that fit tightly and I don't like it. I prefer clothes with a loose design.
Recently, I feel like the number of women with loose morals is increasing.
If you cannot get the patch to stick successfully, remove the loose patch and use a new patch.
By the way, your hair looks beautiful when left loose.
Isn't it better to get drunk and cut loose once in a while and blow off the tension of daily frustration?
Why don't you try expressing your opinion a little more gently? Think about how he feels getting told flatly that he's being cut loose.

English word "tight"(loose) occurs in sets:

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5. very close