Hard up

Do you know the English expression “to be hard up“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Makoto: Shall we go out on Saturday night? I heard a good band is playing in town.

Ivan: I can’t. I’m hard up at the moment. I had a lot of things to pay out this month.

Does it mean:

a) not interested

b) annoyed

c) have little money

d) stingy

The answer is below! ↓

audience band concert crowd

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Answer: c) have little money