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as in:  It put me in a bind.

When she started to gossip, it put her friend in a bind.
  a difficult situation
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  • When she started to gossip, it put her friend in a bind.
  • The Chinese move puts the U.S. administration in a bind.
  • We owe so much money it has put us in a financial bind.
  • It had to be a trick or you couldn’t have done it. It’s the bind we were in. We had to have a commander with.... But somebody with that much compassion could never be the killer we needed.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
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