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Careful with money

thrifty

adjective

careful about how you spend money so that you do not waste any

economical

adjective

not costing or spending much money

frugal

adjective

spending very little money and only on things that are really necessary

careful

adjective

spending money only when it is necessary

mean

adjective

not willing to spend money. The usual American word is cheap

tight

adjective

someone who is tight likes to avoid spending money

miserly

adjective

unwilling to spend any money

stingy

adjective

unwilling to spend, give, or use a lot of money

parsimonious

adjective

not willing to give or spend money

close

adjective

not willing to spend your money or give any to anyone

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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