Definition of 'belt-tightening'
Example sentences containing 'belt-tightening'
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MPs know that there is a risk of public anger if voters think they are cashing in at a time of national belt-tightening. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In these belt-tightening times, you can make significant savings this summer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In a time a belt-tightening, it should be abolished. The Sun (2010)And send out the message that in these belt-tightening times, there is no such thing as a free ride. The Sun (2010)SPENDING 12million on a car proves there will be little belt-tightening for the rich. The Sun (2010)It was perhaps an odd year to be a nominee because of the belt-tightening caused by the writers' strike at this normally glitzy celebration. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Definition of belt-tightening from the Collins English Dictionary
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