strapped for cash

strapped for cash

Without any or very much money at the moment; broke, especially temporarily. Would you mind covering the cost of dinner? I'm a little strapped for cash at the moment. My brother always complains that he's strapped for cash, but it's no surprise when he won't go find a job!
See also: cash, strapped
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Liverpool is supposed to be strapped for cash and struggling to balance the books, so where is the money coming from for all this rebuilding?
Egypt is increasingly strapped for cash to repay international energy companies in the aftermath of the 2011 uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Andrew Eves I think Birmingham City Council has shown a complete lack of common sense here, but they are strapped for cash and motorists are easy targets to raise revenue.
ONCE again we the public are faced with cuts in our local services because the Treasury is strapped for cash, when in every news bulletin more and more tax evasion by the well off is disclosed.
Until now it has been available mainly in eastern Europe but with Brits strapped for cash these days too it is now being launched on the UK market.
We, the taxpayers, will be saddled with substantial maintenance costs into the foreseeable future at a time when the Council is already strapped for cash.
2 million from consumers, many of whom were strapped for cash and thought the money they were paying would be applied to loans they owed, according to FTC documents filed with the court.
How could they possibly pay for such an extravagant show when they are so strapped for cash they had to close down their London office?
Summary: Harare, Jumada II 29, 1432 / Jun 1, 2011, SPA -- The United Nations Children&'s Fund (Unicef) said Wednesday it was appealing for 6 million dollars to continue treating Zimbabwe&'s water, as the southern African country is still strapped for cash, dpa reported.
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The ex-Newcastle United striker's contract has run out and he is currently looking for a new club, but the car sale is unlikely to be due to the multi-millionaire being strapped for cash.
The news couldn't come at a better time for small-business owners strapped for cash and unable to access capital.
Strapped for cash, several of the state's schools are in negotiations with marketing firms to sell ads on school buses.
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