What does 'Back to the wall' mean?
Meaning: If you have your back to the wall, you are in a difficult situation with very little room for manoeuvre.
Contributor: Geeta chunilall
Country: International English | Subject Area: Buildings & construction | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Up the wall
- Off the wall
- Go to the wall
- Writing on the wall
- Drive someone up the wall
- Talking to a brick wall
- By the back door
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