I'm hard pressed to figure why any man in his right mind would dump her.
I don't know about forever, but you'd be hard pressed to find a better view.
To give his enemies a breathing space when they were hard pressed was an insane proceeding unless he meant to make peace.
The most hard-pressed countries paid soldiers and purchased supplies at home in fiat (token) money unbacked by gold.
At Marston Moor on the 2nd of July he commanded all the horse of the Eastern Association, with some Scottish troops; and though for a time disabled by a wound in the neck, he charged and routed Rupert's troops opposed to him, and subsequently went to the support of the Scots, who were hard pressed by the enemy, and converted what appeared at one time a defeat into a decisive victory.