Translation of skint in Spanish:

skint

Pronunciation /skɪnt//skɪnt/

adjective

British
informal

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    to be skint estar pato Southern Cone informal
    • By that, I mean we were too skint to really do anything.
    • ‘I wasn't going to play this season because I was skint,’ said Shaw.
    • You have a lot of money in October, then come March you're skint again.
    • With lager prices having risen 160% in 10 years, is it any wonder they're skint?
    • Being students, we were always skint and wanted the easiest, most flexible, and most profitable form of income we could get.
    • And he doesn't mind taking on the job when I'm skint.
    • Due to reckless recent shiny gadget business acquisitions, I'm completely skint.
    • Laura, currently on placement at Salford's Hope Hospital, said: ‘I'm a skint student.’
    • ‘We were always skint before,’ Rowley says of the days before the band got signed.
    • We have had a very bad election result, we are effectively skint, our activists are discouraged and our membership is falling.
    • ‘He knew I was skint, so he asked if I wanted to come and work in this place for eight hours a day,’ recalls Hemphill.
    • A thief had to empty his pockets out in the court dock to prove he was skint.
    • I was so skint I couldn't even get the kids anything for Christmas.
    • And what about women who can't afford to pay and have low pain thresholds - do they just lie there screaming in agony because they are skint?
    • I had previously owned a mustard-coloured Maxi and hated it, but I was so skint I found myself buying another one.
    • Some suggest that Jackson is so skint that last year he was forced to cough up a $2 million diamond watch as collateral for a bank loan.
    • But loads of skint people from the estates around here use it, and it's creaming off cash from them.
    • Whenever you go to the council asking for new books and equipment they say they are skint but they can find money for this kind of thing.
    • But the worst time to be on Oxford Street is when you are skint and are shopping for someone else.
    • After years spent as a skint student with only a few pounds to my name, I learnt to sniff out the best deals behind the bar.