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"strapped" in British English

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strappedadjective

uk   /stræpt/  us   /stræpt/ informal
not having enough ​money: I'd ​love to come to Hawaii with you, but I'm a little strapped (for ​cash).
(Definition of strapped from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strapped" in American English

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strappedadjective

 us   /stræpt/
not having enough ​money: In the early ​days, we were strapped.
(Definition of strapped from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"strapped" in Business English

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strappedadjective

uk   us   /stræpt/ informal
used to describe a ​person or ​organization that does not have enough ​money: economically/financially strapped They ​targetfinancially strapped ​smallercompanies for ​acquisition. At the end of the 90s, the International Monetary Fund was strapped for ​cash .
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(Definition of strapped from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strapped”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手头紧的,缺钱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手頭緊的,缺錢的…
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