Idioms with a word 'corner'
to be in a tight corner - to be in a difficult, threatening, or embarrassing position - znaleźć się w trudnej sytuacji;
He quit without giving notice and now we're really in a tight corner.
I'll be in a tight corner unless I buy a new car.
to drive sb into a corner - przyprzeć kogoś do muru;
You have driven me into a corner, so I guess I have to give in
to hold or fight one's corner - to defend something that you believe in by arguing. - bronić własnej pozycji;
You'll have to be ready to fight your corner if you want to make your wife to look for a job.
to cut corners - do something in the easiest or least expensive way often harming the quality of your work - (financially) - robić oszczędności; (in a procedure) iść na skróty
We've had to cut corners to make a film on such a small budget.
back somebody into a corner / box somebody into a corner / force somebody into a corner / push somebody into a corner - put someone into a situation where they do not have any choices about what to do - zapędzić kogoś w kozi róg / zapędzić się w ślepą uliczkę
Don't let your enemies back you into a corner.
corner the market (on something) - in finance - to be more successful than any other company at selling the product - wykosić konkurencję (uzyskać monopol, zmonopolizować rynek)
They've more or less cornered the fast-food market - they're in every big city in the world.
see something out of the corner of your eye - at a glance; glimpsing something, as with peripheral vision - zauważyć coś kątem oka
I only saw the accident out of the corner of my eye
turn the corner - to improve after going through something difficult - wyjść na prostą
I wonder if the country has really turned the corner in this crisis.