have back to the wall

have back to the wall
1) Фразеологизм: (one's) не иметь другого выбора, (one's) не иметь другой альтернативы, (one's) не иметь другой возможности
2) Идиоматическое выражение: (one's) быть загнанным в угол

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • have your back to the wall — phrase to be in a difficult situation with few choices, so that you have to work or fight very hard England had their backs to the wall in the second half. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a difficult situationsynonym Main entry: back * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (your) back against the wall — have (your) back against/to the wall to have very serious problems which limit the ways in which you can act. With rising labour costs, industry has its back to the wall. When his back was against the wall he became very aggressive …   New idioms dictionary

  • have (your) back to the wall — have (your) back against/to the wall to have very serious problems which limit the ways in which you can act. With rising labour costs, industry has its back to the wall. When his back was against the wall he became very aggressive …   New idioms dictionary

  • back to the wall — If you have your back to the wall, you are in a difficult situation with very little room for manoeuvre …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • have one's back to the wall — To be in a very difficult or desperate situation • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back to the wall —    If you have your back to the wall, you are in serious difficulty.     With his back to the wall, the supplier had to accept the deal …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have one's back to the wall — idi have one s back to the wall, to be in a difficult or hopeless situation …   From formal English to slang

  • with back against the wall — with (your/its) back against the wall in a serious situation with few ways to react to it. Many of these schools find themselves with their backs against the wall, and unless they get more funding, they ll have to fire some teachers. Usage notes …   New idioms dictionary

  • have your back to the wall — to be in a difficult situation with few choices, so that you have to work or fight very hard England had their backs to the wall in the second half …   English dictionary

  • with your back against the wall — with (your/its) back against the wall in a serious situation with few ways to react to it. Many of these schools find themselves with their backs against the wall, and unless they get more funding, they ll have to fire some teachers. Usage notes …   New idioms dictionary

  • with its back against the wall — with (your/its) back against the wall in a serious situation with few ways to react to it. Many of these schools find themselves with their backs against the wall, and unless they get more funding, they ll have to fire some teachers. Usage notes …   New idioms dictionary


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