What does "tight spot" mean?
To be "in a tight spot" is an idiom which means that you are in or experiencing a particularly difficult or awkward situation, especially one that is not easy to escape from or fix. Ex: I wish I could lend you some money but I’m in a tight spot myself. Ex: If you buy those shoes you'll really be in a tight spot until you get your next pay check. Ex: I know you're in a tight spot so let me treat you to dinner and a movie this weekend.