on a shoestring
Define the meaning of the English word on a shoestring below. On a shoestring is a prepositional phrase. Examples of how to use on a shoestring in a sentence are shown. Also define these 4 related words and terms: tight, budget, resources, and money.
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- (idiomatic) On a very tight budget; with few resources or little money.
- The first year after we bought the house, we lived on a shoestring, but we survived.
Resources definitionplural of