pinch pennies Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pinch pennies” in the English Dictionary

"pinch pennies" in British English

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pinch pennies

(UK also pinch and scrape) old-fashioned to ​spend as little ​money as ​possible: When we were first ​married we had to pinch ​pennies just to get by.
(Definition of pinch pennies from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pinch pennies”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精打细算, 省吃俭用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精打細算, 省吃儉用…
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“pinch pennies” in British English

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