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Meaning of “on a shoestring” in the English Dictionary

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on a shoestring

informal If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very ​smallamount of ​money: The ​film was made on a shoestring.
(Definition of on a shoestring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on a shoestring”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以极少量资金…
in Turkish çok az para ile, çok ucuza…
in Russian на скудные средства…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以極少量資金…
in Polish tanio, tanim kosztem…
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