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the purse strings

the spending of money by a family, company or country
开支,花费
A recent survey showed that in 53% 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。
Savings, interest and capital
Translations of “the purse strings”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開支,花費…
(Definition of the purse strings from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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