go short

go short

  1. (UK) indtr en To have an insufficient amount (of).
    My parents were very poor, and we often went short of food.
  2. (finance) To sell a financial product, such as a share, that one does not presently own, as in the hope of buying it more cheaply later for delivery, so as to profit from a fall in price; cf. go long.

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