on a small/tight/shoestring budget

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Definition of on a small/tight/shoestring budget

: involving a relatively small amount of money for planned spending She started her business on a small/tight/shoestring budget and could not afford to overspend.

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“On a small/tight/shoestring budget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20small%2Ftight%2Fshoestring%20budget. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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