cheese-paring

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cheese-paring

Actions that highlight one's unwillingness or reluctance to spend money. Primarily heard in UK. Get used to her cheese-paring because she never gives money to anyone.
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It's not cheese paring, or lopping a bit here and a bit there.
But Sheehan has given a pledge that there will be no apparent changes to Regent's all-inclusive cruises, and no cheese paring when it comes to the budgets his company lavishes on Oceania's cuisine - believed to be the highest in the business.
If that money that has been shovelled into the EU was here, in our country, we possibly would not have all this cheese paring, and medication for life or death cases would be available.
Nine players out of contract in two months' time,itpromises to be cheese paring time down on Poverty Row.