Translation of "hard up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

hard up

adjective [ after verb ] uk us 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。

(Translation of “hard up” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)