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Strapped for cash


Out of money. Needy. ‘Strapped’ is used in the sense of being tied up because of a lack of funds. (Compare to Short on cash or Down and out.)

“I asked my boss for an advance on my paycheck because rent is due and I’m strapped for cash.”

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