feel the crunch

feel the crunch

To be under strain from a lack of money or resources. Many non-profits are beginning to feel the crunch from having their federal funding slashed earlier this year.
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Of course, we still had the occasional psychopath who had to feel the crunch of a punch and hear the cries for mercy.
Postcard senders will feel the crunch, too, with that cost rising from 32 to 33 cents.
Tepco), the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi plant and one of the earliest utilities to feel the crunch from the loss of its reactors, has asked its maintenance crews to speed things by working double shifts to meet up to the demand.
Referring to the issue of recent increase in petroleum prices, it was informed that PM had directed Provinces for systematic, gradual increase in tariff, so that common masses should not feel the crunch.
But many of us never feel the crunch of dried leaves underfoot.
As people continue to feel the crunch of the economy and increased prices of gas, food and other necessities, automakers are making leasing options more attractive.
Through the back window I could see incendiary bombs falling and trams and buildings blazing and I could feel the crunch as the bombs landed.
Myprotein boss Oliver Cookson said: "Home exercise is surely one way to both beat and feel the crunch.
In the coming year all UK cities will feel the crunch of the economic downturn, but they will also be leading the upturn as the economy recovers.
And the two sectors where we will invariably feel the crunch are two of the engines of our economy: tourism and property.
He added: "Normal shops may feel the crunch more than bookmakers, but it doesn't require earnings to fall much before share prices react in the same way.
How deeply companies feel the crunch will depend on which industry they're in.
Other nations will feel the crunch because they often hold U.
As area merchants feel the crunch, some have posted notes at cash registers asking customers for exact change.