Translation of "the purse strings" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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the purse strings

the spending of money by a family, company, or country

A recent survey showed that in 53 percent of families, women hold (= control) the purse strings. 最近一项调查表明,在53%的家庭里由女人掌管开支。

(Translation of “the purse strings” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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