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the cupboard is bare

used to say that there is no food in a house or that there is no money, etc. available
橱柜空空;家里一点吃的都没有了;没钱(做某事)
I'd like to help you out with your expenses, Paul, but I'm afraid the cupboard is bare.
保罗,我倒是想帮助你分担费用,不过恐怕我也是两手空空。
Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessaryPoverty and poor
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in Chinese (Traditional) 櫥櫃空空, 家裡一點吃的都沒有了, 沒錢(做某事)…
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