Word to the Wise: cash-strapped

cash-strapped (adjective) – not having enough money

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Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Cash-strapped shoppers were looking for bargains in the big sale.

It endangers the economy when cash-strapped consumers take out too many loans.

The authorities were too cash-strapped to rebuild the country after the hurricane destroyed many areas.

My friend said she was a bit cash-strapped so she’d rather just go for a drink and not spend a lot of money at a restaurant.

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