feel the crunch

feel the crunch

To be under strain from a lack of money or resources. Many nonprofits are beginning to feel the crunch from having their federal funding slashed earlier this year.
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Guests will smell the aroma of Cinnamist while walking through the CinnaSwirl Vortex, feel the crunch of the floor beneath them in the Cinna-Crunch Zone, Taste the delicious Cinnamilk in the Cinna-Milk Whirl'd and finally come back to reality through the gift shop which will feature a variety of different items for sale.
Loads of defaulted loans, which turn into non-performing loans or NPL, are weighing down the banks concerned, some of which reportedly feel the crunch of liquidity.
Celebrities like Piolo Pascual, reportedly one of the country's highest-paid actors and top tax payers, can also feel the crunch of price increase among commodities.
"People will not stop eating; they are still coming to the supermarket and buying the same items they used to buy...the imported goods are also sold like other items, I do not think the customers' turnout has been affected at all." A view of a major supermarket in Cairo ahead of Ramadan - Photo by Nourhan Magdi/Egypt Today While customers may be buying, especially during the holy month, this doesn't mean they don't feel the crunch. A middle-class citizen in her 30s, Nour complains about the rise in prices.
You can almost feel the crunch of the grass from this picture.
When companies such as Opera Lyra and Opera Hamilton are shutting their doors, and even bigger players like the COC and Opera de Montreal truncate their seasons, artists feel the crunch. One can understand why they might keep quiet and tow the line so as not to hinder their chances of being re-hired.
It explains why real estate in Dubai managed to turn in the volumes even while other sectors still feel the crunch.
Robust domestic demand and cheap oil are seen keeping the Philippines on its growth path even as its export-reliant neighbors are expected to feel the crunch from slower global trade, debt watcher Moody's Investors Service said yesterday.
I pushed my staff so that 2008 was the best year I had ever had, and in the fourth quarter, when everyone else was really starting to feel the crunch, we had our largest sales and revenue quarter ever.
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. Among other issues, chartered accountant bill reforms, and visa policy for business passport holders were also deliberated.
But many of us never feel the crunch of dried leaves underfoot.