crunch time

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crunch′ time`

a period of intense pressure.
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It's crunch time for the Lib Dems and it's crunch time for this country's future.
IT'S CRUNCH TIME JUST when you thought Cadbury Boost couldn't get any better, along comes the Cadbury Peanut Boost + Protein.
The Beermen went on a 39-point third quarter, 26 came right after an emotional timeout where Chris McCullough somehow had choice words to his teammates that he himself confirmed post-game, before checking the Elasto Painters in the fourth quarter with McCullough coming up with dagger baskets in crunch time.
There's plenty of reasons to party as 7-Eleven opens its 2,000th City Blends store and the 1,000th Crunch Time store with amazing offers on select items at the largest convenience store chain in the country.
THE Newcastle United takeover saga is reaching crunch time, with the window of opportunity to get a deal done in time to make changes to the club narrowing.
Scotland's Home Of The Year BBC Scotland, Wed, 8pm It's crunch time for the judges as they come together in an hour-long special to consider all seven finalists and reveal Scotland's Home of the Year.
"It's crunch time in the Premier League, it's the tightest one we've ever had and I'm enjoying it."
Yap, who just turned 37 on Friday, isn't as quick and explosive as before but remains one of the deadliest players in crunch time.
And it's getting close to "crunch time" on that event.
FOOD In the final programme it's crunch time for Hugh, as he returns to Newcastle.
The widow of Mohsin Shah said she was dependent on pension without which the family had been facing crunch time. She said she was unable to pay for education of her children and all her pleas to the chief executive officer health to ensure payment to her had fallen on deaf ears.