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    Economic person?

    Can you tell me please,
    if someone "saves money" better than the other person, can you call him economical? sounds to official to me

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    #2

    Re: Economic person?

    You might say that the person was frugal.

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    #3

    Re: Economic person?

    Sounds nice, thank you

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    #4

    Re: Economic person?

    If you want to be negative, you could call him or her mean.

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    #5

    Re: Economic person?

    Such as " She was a stinge( spell?). or " He was a cheap" ?

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    #6

    Re: Economic person?

    Quote Originally Posted by missie123 View Post
    Such as " She was a stinge( spell?). or " He was a cheap" ?
    The correct spelling would be stingy.

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    #7

    Re: Economic person?

    Also penny-wise or thrifty

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    #8

    Re: Economic person?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    If you want to be negative, you could call him or her mean.
    But only in BrE.

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    Re: Economic person?

    Quote Originally Posted by missie123 View Post
    Such as " She was a stinge( spell?). or " He was a cheap" ?
    The nouns "stinge" and "cheap" are appealing, but regrettably they do not occur in actual usage.

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    #10

    Re: Economic person?

    She was cheap. or She is cheap.
    He was stingy. or He is stingy.

    She was a stingy woman.
    He was a cheap man.

    Are those above correct?

    Thank you.
    Missie
    Last edited by missie123; 03-Oct-2014 at 04:07. Reason: added more sentences.

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