pushed for cash

pushed for cash

Having a small or limited amount of money available. Having to replace the water heater has really left me pushed for cash this month. I'm kind of pushed for cash right now, so can we go out to dinner next weekend instead?
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To see a video, log on to www.gazettelive.co.uk TEES Valley Mayor Ben Houchen says he "pushed for cash" to improve Teesside's transport network in a meeting with the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
"I also pushed for cash to fund my road investment strategy, which includes a new Tees Crossing, A66 improvements and a muchneeded bypass for Darlington.
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.