Definition of 'purse strings'
Example sentences containing 'purse strings'
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Sometimes they can find out things we would like to know, which isn't always easy when the Treasury holds the purse strings. TANK OF SERPENTS (2002)The purse strings were still tight, but she'd budgeted enough money for today. TICKLED PINK (2002)It hurt to tug my purse strings open and count out the coins for them. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
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