One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See credit crunch
- ‘You want to buy a car and, in these credit-crunched times, secondhand looks like the sensible choice.’
- ‘It seems unlikely that credit-crunched Britons, struggling with credit card bills and negative equity, would embrace this solution.’
- ‘The timing, with everyone else credit-crunched and recession-haunted, made it all the more loathsome.’
- ‘In France, their pounds are worth less than ever, yet neither are they certain of finding a home or a job in credit-crunched, recession-racked Britain.’
- ‘In these credit-crunched times, one industry is still booming: oil.’
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