In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be strapped for cash — andar corto de dinero
- That makes them an attractive option for states with strapped budgets looking to reduce prison costs.
- For one thing, nothing is guaranteed in the financially strapped airline industry.
- Do we boost public spending by helping fiscally strapped states and cities?
- Sheth was a financially strapped student when he married his wife Madhu.
- Investors will want to hear how he is managing the group's strapped finances.
- A handful of cash - strapped airlines are trying a new route to cut costs.
- It is the kind of football architecture you might expect from a strapped - for-cash English second division ground.
- It would also drain resources from strapped states and charities.
- Does it seem like they're all pretty strapped right now?
- The 45-year-old doctor ran a locum agency providing cover for cash - strapped hospitals.
- This soaring prison and jail population is a huge expense for financially strapped state and local governments.
- Car buyers weren't so strapped last quarter that they couldn't take advantage of a good deal.
- Along with the big price tag came a belated recognition that a strapped U.S. could not bear the burdens alone.
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