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Idiom of the week- Tight-fisted

Posted by englishlessons on June 25, 2012

Definition:

not generous with money

Examples:

They often argue about money because she’s tight-fisted, while he loves to spend.

We’ve been able to save quite a bit of money by being tight-fisted.

Picture it:

When your fist is closed tight, you are not letting go of your money.

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