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 ?
My revolvers were strapped to my lifeless body which, for some unfathomable reason, I could not bring myself to touch.
The man had something strapped on his back and carried a heavy stick-- obviously an itinerant peddler.
At Usanga's order one of the blacks lifted her from the ground and carried her to the machine, and after Usanga had clambered aboard, they lifted her up and he reached down and drew her into the fuselage where he removed the thongs from her wrists and strapped her into her seat and then took his own directly ahead of her.