go short (of something)

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go short (of something)

To begin to not have enough of something; to begin to have a shortage of something. I've gone short of money this week, so can we go out to dinner next week instead?
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go ˈshort (of something)

not have as much of something as you need: Give the boy some money. I don’t want him to go short.
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Cowen says we must "find a way to prevent or limit major banks from repeatedly going short on volatility at social expense.
We seem to have an upside down system where the criminals are now dictating the terms while honest residents, many of them pensioners who have paid taxes all their lives, are going short of essential everyday care.
In fact, our technical strategist has advocated going short the GBPUSD on the day's trade.
The only thing surer than death and taxes is that Simon Cowell and his cohorts won't be going short.
One player said: "When we heard we were going short again we got in our cars and blocked the car park to prevent Mr Watson leaving.
As many Tokyo players ended yesterday's transactions by going short after reacting hastily to a news flash on comments by Mr.