cash flow problem


cash flow problem
   an insolvency
   Cash flow, the money we receive against what we have to pay, is always a problem, needing constant attention. This usage is of corporate trading while insolvent:
    Once that word gets out we are going to have what is euphemistically called a cash flow problem. (Sharpe, 1977)
   Also used of temporary personal indigence.

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