skimp on

skimp on something

to use too little of something; to save something by using less of it than needed for something. Please don't skimp on the gravy. i like my potatoes swimming in it. They skimped on quality a little when they furnished the lobby.
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skimp on

v.
To fail to provide for or supply something appropriately; be stingy with something: That pizzeria always skimps on the pepperoni.
See also: on, skimp
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99 each Waist-friendly pizzas that don't skimp on quality - though they do skimp on size a bit.
PENSIONERS in the Vale of Glamorgan have been urged not to skimp on heating during the current cold snap.
So wrap up warm, wear several layers of clothing and don't skimp on heating.
Forty-year old parents, predominately female, are most likely to be multitaskers who skimp on their personal care in order to manage their time more effectively.