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skimp

verb [I or T]
 
 
/skɪmp/
to not spend enough time or money on something, or to not use enough of something in order to do a job or activity as it should be done
節儉,節約;吝嗇
Many old people skimp on food and heating in order to meet their bills.
許多老人儉省度日,節省食物和暖氣費用以支付他們的賬單。
When choosing an overseas package tour, do not skimp.
選擇海外包辦旅行時不要吝嗇。
Budgeting and saving money
Translations of “skimp”
in Spanish escatimar, economizar, chapucear…
in French économiser, lésiner (sur), bâcler…
in German knausern, knapp halten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节俭,节约, 吝啬…
(Definition of skimp from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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