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To not have enough or any money - synonyms or related words

be poorly off

to not have much money

be broke

to have no money

not have a penny to your name

to have no money

off

adjective

to be rich/poor

feel the pinch

to have less money than you need

not have a bean

to have very little or no money

be on your uppers

to have almost no money left

not have two pennies to rub together

to have no money, or very little money

be hurting

to have financial problems

be on your beam-ends

British

old-fashioned

to have very little money

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