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    there really weren’t any corners he could cut.

    A hundred dollars, he thought. ‘Perhaps I can help,’ he said. And he could, but not for long. Two months, maybe three – beyond that, there really weren’t any corners he could cut.

    save money?

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    Re: there really weren’t any corners he could cut.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tinkerbell View Post
    A hundred dollars, he thought. ‘Perhaps I can help,’ he said. And he could, but not for long. Two months, maybe three – beyond that, there really weren’t any corners he could cut.

    save money?
    To cut corners means to skip steps in an effort to save costs.

    Risks are often implied when this strategy is employed.

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