- [chī jǐn]
- be critical 吃紧;
- be hard pressed 被紧紧追赶; 困; 吃紧;
Financially things are a bit tight.
Financially, things are a bit tight.
The situation was critical.
The month of September must be regarded as critical in the extreme.
The most important thing is to concentrate on what you're doing.
The border situation is pressing, please send reinforcements immediately.
A shortage of local supplies may prompt growers to boost output.
Tax revenue falls, putting more stress on public budgets.
I'm afraid I can't agree, the staff are stretched as it is.
In the run - up to the holiday, the ticket situation was tense.
What's worse, the potential for supply disruption is severe.
In a tight labour market, what we have given them probably helps.
On top of that, coal supplies are tight.
Their organization is hard pressed for money.
The situation on the front line was tense.