strapped


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strapped

 (străpt)
adj. Informal
In financial need: We are strapped for cash right now.

strapped

(stræpt)
adj
slang (often foll by: for) badly in need (of money, manpower, etc); short of

strapped

(stræpt)

adj.
needy; wanting: strapped for funds.
[1775–85]
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strapped

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strapped

[stræpt] ADJ to be strapped for cashandar escaso de dinero

strapped

[ˈstræpt] adj
to be strapped for cash → être à court d'argent

strapped

[ˈstræpt] adj strapped for casha corto di soldi
financially strapped → messo/a male finanziariamente
References in classic literature ?
Chambers carried Tom's skates to the river and strapped them on him, the trotted around after him on the ice, so as to be on hand when he wanted; but he wasn't ever asked to try the skates himself.
We shall not want it to go to church; but it must be ready the moment we return: all the boxes and luggage arranged and strapped on, and the coachman in his seat.
Let's have no more staring and screaming, else we'll have you strapped for a madman.
When this was agreed upon and settled, the man strapped on the runner's other leg, saying to him, 'Now be nimble, and see that we win
Finally I could endure the suspense no longer, and, arming myself with my two Colt revolvers and a carbine, I strapped two belts of cartridges about me and catching my saddle horse, started down the trail taken by Powell in the morning.
As he reached the foot of the slope, an elderly horseman, with his portmanteau strapped behind him, stopped his horse when Adam had passed him, and turned round to have another long look at the stalwart workman in paper cap, leather breeches, and dark-blue worsted stockings.
Tis useless to talk to an Indian with the death-fit on him, lad,” interrupted Natty, who seized the strips of the blanket, and with wonderful dexterity strapped the passive chieftain to his own back; when he turned, and with a strength that seemed to bid defiance, not only to his years, but to his load, he led the way to the point whence he had issued.