under budget

idiom

: involving less money than had been planned for
The project was completed on schedule and under budget.

Examples of under budget in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Franklin Alderwoman Courtney Day said the project came in under budget from what the city had projected. Angelika Ytuarte, Journal Sentinel, 5 July 2024 In the 1950s, in contrast, Lockheed delivered the first U-2 spy aircraft less than a year and a half after getting the contract—and completed it under budget. Robert C. O’Brien, Foreign Affairs, 18 June 2024 The all-stars, for the most part, nailed the ingredients all under budget. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 22 May 2024 Morton said these fiscal woes would grow under budget adjustments proposed by Gov. Ned Lamont. Alison Cross, Hartford Courant, 12 Feb. 2024 Construction had otherwise finished on-track and just under budget, CCPS construction supervisor James Marks told the school board in December. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 7 May 2024 That helped the purple team easily come in under budget, but on the green team, Laura’s multitude of dessert ingredients like milk and alcohol pushed their bill way over the $1,000 limit. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 17 Apr. 2024 Flatiron Manson earned $25 million more by completing the bridge under budget, ahead of schedule and at record quality and safety levels. Kate Vitasek, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Last year, the department was more than $12 million under budget. Jeremy Kohler, ProPublica, 20 Feb. 2024

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“Under budget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20budget. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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