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shoestring

US [ˈʃuːˌstrɪŋ]
UK [ˈʃuːˌstrɪŋ]
  • adj.资金不多的;(像鞋带一样)细长条的
  • n.鞋带
  • Web小额资本;小本经营的;零星资金
Plural Form:shoestrings  
shoestring
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adj.
1.
[obn]
(informal)
用钱极少的that uses very little money
The club exists on a shoestring budget.
这家俱乐部靠一点小钱艰难度日。
n.
IDM
In the early years, the business was run on a shoestring.
早年,这家店铺是小本经营的。
on a shoestring
(informal)
以极少的钱using very little money
In the early years, the business was run on a shoestring.
早年,这家店铺是小本经营的。

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