(1). A common expression used when confirming that two or more people are clear on what they are supposed to be doing, usually used when one person appears to be completely unclear on what he is supposed to be doing.
(1). To take away all but one option, usually resulting in someone lashing out publicly at work (bad) or simply getting drunk after work and lashing out publicly then (worse).
“So, I feel kinda bad, but I totally backed Josh into a corner today on the Hendrickson account. He just wouldn’t do what I wanted, so I just looped in the client and asked him again. It worked, but I don’t think I’m getting invited to his summer barbecue anytime soon.”