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English definition of “keep up with the Joneses”

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keep up with the Joneses

disapproving
to always want to own the same expensive objects and do the same things as your friends or neighbours, because you are worried about seeming less important socially than they are
Translations of “keep up with the Joneses”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在物質生活方面)與朋友(或鄰居)比較…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在物质生活方面)与朋友(或邻居)攀比…
(Definition of keep up with the Joneses from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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