Traducción: de espanol

to be short of something

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  • short on something and long on something else — short on (something) (and long on (something else)) having too little of one thing and a lot of another. The opposing team was short on athleticism. Her dresses, made of cotton, were short on style and long on wear. Related vocabulary: long on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • short on something and long on — short on (something) (and long on (something else)) having too little of one thing and a lot of another. The opposing team was short on athleticism. Her dresses, made of cotton, were short on style and long on wear. Related vocabulary: long on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • short on something — short on (something) (and long on (something else)) having too little of one thing and a lot of another. The opposing team was short on athleticism. Her dresses, made of cotton, were short on style and long on wear. Related vocabulary: long on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • short of (something) — 1. not having enough of something. Men, women, and children were forced from their homes and were desperately short of food and water. 2. not including something. There has to be some sort of punishment, short of execution …   New idioms dictionary

  • short of something — phrase except for, or unless I don’t see any answer, short of selling the house. Short of winning the lottery, I don’t know how we’ll pay for this. Thesaurus: only, except and not includingsynonym Main entry: short …   Useful english dictionary

  • short for something — short for (something) as a less long form of a word or name. They call their baby Libby, short for Elizabeth. The group is known as MADD, short for Mothers Against Drunk Driving …   New idioms dictionary

  • short of something — except for, or unless I don t see any answer, short of selling the house. Short of winning the lottery, I don t know how we ll pay for this …   English dictionary

  • long on something and short on something else — long on (something) (and short on (something else)) having a lot of one quality and not enough of another. The story is a slow moving mystery that s long on atmosphere and short on tension. Related vocabulary: short on something and long on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • long on and short on something else — long on (something) (and short on (something else)) having a lot of one quality and not enough of another. The story is a slow moving mystery that s long on atmosphere and short on tension. Related vocabulary: short on something and long on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • go short (of something) — british phrase to have less than you need of something such as food, clothing, or shelter As long as I have a job my children will never go short. They were very poor and often went short of food. Thesaurus: not enoughsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • long on (something) and short on (something) — having too much of one quality and not enough of another. I ve always found his films long on style and short on content …   New idioms dictionary


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