up against it
This page is about the slang term up against it.
Meaning: facing a personal or financial crisis
- Kevin is really up against it now that he's lost his job. He can't afford his house or car payments, and he's maxed out his credit cards.
- The company is up against it now. Their sales have been falling, their costs have been rising, and now their workers are going on strike for higher pay.
Kyle has been up against it ever since
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Contributor: Matt Errey