He also brought on board bankers who could help finance his schemes but things did not go well and he was soon penniless and having to borrow money.
Now back in it, they're left penniless and sometimes homeless.
We were penniless and without shoes while people from the same hotel sat next to us in the airport flagrantly eating burgers and chips and drinking coke.
Relocated to a contemporary setting, the story tells of a penniless prostitute chosen and gifted with wealth by the Gods.
Nearly one-third of filers claimed they were nearly penniless after paying these fees.
He was under the impression the the hut committee had spent all of the memorial fund and that we were penniless .
Senior partners in legal firms rubbed shoulders with penniless students and dedicated barflies.
They were penniless and Mary knew that a stage career was her only hope of survival.
I leapt into the car and in gratitude shot off to buy a box of chocolates for my saviours then realised I was penniless and cardless.
Her father's once prosperous business had fallen apart and they were left penniless due to their huge debts.