scrimp

US [skrɪmp]
UK [skrɪmp]
  • v.省吃俭用
  • Web过度缩减;节省;精打细算
Simple Present:scrimps  Present Participle:scrimping  Past Tense:scrimped  
Scrimp
v.
1.
省吃俭用,节衣缩食(尤指为了攒钱)to spend very little money on the things that you need to live, especially so that you can save it to spend on sth else
They scrimped and saved to give the children a good education.
他们省吃俭用,为的是攒钱让孩子受到良好的教育。

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