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    Hi,

    I am lack of three dollars.
    I am lacking three dollars.
    I am out of three dollars.

    Can I use the above three contexts to say that I have not enough money?
    Or is there any other way to say what I meat?

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    Default Re: lack

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Hi,

    I am lack of three dollars.
    I am lacking three dollars.
    I am out of three dollars.

    Can I use the above three contexts to say that I have not enough money?
    Or is there any other way to say what I meat?
    Only the second one is correct. You could also say "I am three dollars short" or "I am short three dollars".

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