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Daemon
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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tighten the purse strings

To become less liberal with or more controlling of one's expenditures; to decrease the availability of money for spending purposes. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 6:00:11 AM

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tighten the purse strings — To become less liberal with or more controlling of one's expenditures; to decrease the availability of money for spending purposes.
monamagda
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Emel Rapchan
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 1:59:29 PM

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tighten the purse strings

- During this year, we've been living on the brink of economic crisis and tightening the purse strings.
- After many businesses had closed their doors due to the oil and gas crisis, many are who has tightened the purse strings.
- Not all my friends are in troubles because of the factory closing, but some of them have tightened the purse strings in case the situation not change for a long time.
- The government has released a new economic plan for facing the crisis, where they are tightening the purse strings of many governmental agencies and other costs, along with a huge transition in the public debt.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 2:03:25 PM

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Monamagda - I love your posts! They are high leveled!
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