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go short (of something)

To not have enough 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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Rihanna went for a full-length chocolate brown faux fur coat while Katy Perry went short and sweet in a cream synthetic jacket.
EURUSD - Our forex trading signals recently went short the Euro against the US Dollar, as a sharp shift in sentiment gave contrarian signal to sell.
David Bortolussi went short with the conversion but he soon made amends with his second kick, firing straight between the posts to put them &O ahead.
There was also sustained buying of the winning score at 15-under-par 273 following news that the wind is likely to get up in the afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, while plenty went short of Tiger's finishing position.
stocks has encouraged people to buy the dollar to cover short positions,'' said Joseph Kraft, head of foreign exchange at Morgan Stanley Japan, noting many people went short on dollars this week.