in straitened circumstances


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Synonyms for in straitened circumstances

not having enough money to pay for necessities

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Vesak celebration also means making special efforts to bring happiness to the people in straitened circumstances.
Now we learn Age Concern Birmingham acts as a glorified piggy-bank for staff, dishing out loans to those in straitened circumstances "which are always repaid".
A spoiled rich bitch left in straitened circumstances by her husband's death turns to the world's oldest profession to earn some necessary dough in cheerfully non-PC sex comedy "Escort in Love.
Two of my political heroes, Lloyd George and Ernest Bevin, were born in straitened circumstances.
Even in today's individualistic culture, most people acknowledge a responsibility to help even strangers when all are in straitened circumstances like the desert or the sea (or a desert island in the sea, as in the current TV series Lost).