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scrimp

Pronunciación: /skrɪmp/

Traducción de scrimp en español:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to scrimp on sth escatimar en algo to scrimp and save cuidar mucho el dinero, hacer* grandes economías
    Example sentences
    • Maguire, silver-haired but with a youthful face, looks surprisingly well put together for a man who scrimps on his clothing budget.
    • Gina quits her job and scrimps together enough money to open her own salon.
    • Can you scrimp and save enough to cover that cost?

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