budget crunch

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budget crunch

A financial situation in which resources are limited. We're in a real budget crunch and can't afford a setback like this right now.
See also: budget, crunch
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

budget crunch

verb
See also: budget, crunch
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Ever since that day, the budget-crunched show has offered him challenges.