pushed for money

pushed for money

Having a small or limited amount of money available. Having to replace the water heater has really left me pushed for money this month. I'm kind of pushed for money right now, so can we go out to dinner next weekend instead?
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I have not made a decision on this but there will be a statement to the House when I am ready." North East Conservative MEP Martin Callanan has repeatedly pushed for money to be repaid, not just the pounds 5m in EU funds, if the rules are changed.
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