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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “hard up”

hard up

adjective [after verb]     informal
having very little money
拮据的,手头紧的
We're a bit hard up at the moment so we're not thinking in terms of holidays .
我们最近手头有些紧,所以不考虑度假的事。
Poverty and poor
(Definition of hard up adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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