Example: In a strange city and her wallet stolen, her back was against the wall.
- back against the bricks
- backside to sheet rock
- face to the fence
- facing six sides of the walls
- penned in by walls, fences, and borders
- no escape but a bottomless pit
- facing a ladder well shy of a climb to the top
- facing a hallway ending in a locked door
Discussion: What other words do you have for “wall” or “back”?