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English definition of “on a shoestring”

on a shoestring

informal
If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very small amount of money: The film was made on a shoestring.Budgeting and saving money
(Definition of on a shoestring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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