German translation of 'shoestring'
- (US, = shoelace)
- (figurative) the project is run on a shoestring
das Projekt wird mit ganz wenig Geld finanziert
Example Sentences Including 'shoestring'
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Dr No was shot on a shoestring budget and many thought it would be a flop.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
For years it campaigned on a shoestring.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No one predicted how successful the series would become and early stories were shot on shoestring budgets.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We've managed to do an awful lot on a shoestring budget, and that will always be the case.The Sun (2014)
He has wrought huge changes on a relative shoestring.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
On their shoestring budget, how have they done it?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Repair He has already proved he can get results on a shoestring budget at Blackburn.The Sun (2008)
Both brothers have lived on a shoestring for years and doubt they'd change much if they had more money.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He is promising to build'a revolution' on a shoestring budget and has refused to take money from billionaire backers.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He won three trophies in three years on a shoestring at Valencia.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
In addition, new companies are being launched on a relative shoestring.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Our shoestring budgets are shrinking further.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Working with a shoestring budget, he has built a side that puts the emphasis on teamwork.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The government has run GP services on a shoestring for years now and it's inevitable that the shoestring will fray and snap.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We had to figure out web content technology on the shoestring budget of a nonprofit.Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. shoestring is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: shoestring ADJECTIVE
A shoestring budget is one where you have very little money to spend.
The movie was made on a shoestring budget.
Translation of shoestring from the Collins English to German Dictionary