Definition Under pressure

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Definition

(to be) under pressure: (to be) subject to stress, duress, (time) constraints
idiom
With 400 bread rolls to be made for the wedding, I was really under pressure. I had so much to do in such a short time, I felt really stressed.

Examples

  • "Must be cool under pressure, stress-resistant, work well both independently and within a team. We are looking for a detail-oriented, reliable and experienced team leader."

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