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1‘she scrimped for six months to buy a pair of evening gloves’
economize, skimp, be economical, be more economical, make economies, scrimp and scrape, save
be thrifty, be frugal, tighten one's belt, cut back, make cutbacks, budget, retrench, husband one's resources, cut costs, cut expenditure, draw in one's horns, watch one's pennies, look after the pence
North American pinch the pennies
US dialect rake and scrape
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