have one's back against (or to) the wall

have one's back against (or to) the wall
(тж. with one's back against или to the wall)
   быть пpипёpтым к cтeнe, нaxoдитьcя в oтчaяннoм пoлoжeнии
    As for the dances and the fetish worship, the missionaries have not the power to stop them if they wished to: Christianity here has its back to the wall (Gr. Greene). I'm in the position of a man with his back to the wall. I'm fighting for my life (Th. Dreiser)

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