pressed for money

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*pressed for money

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Fig. needful of money; short of money. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) We are usually pushed for money at this time of year. I'm a little pressed for money just now.
See also: money, press
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THE case for a North East Schools Challenge was first mooted by former Education Minister Lord Adonis, who pushed for cash to improve educational attainment across the region's schools when conducting his review of the North East economy last year.
We went on holiday late last year, so we are all a bit pushed for cash," says Bill.