Phrasal Verb: Scale back

Scale back

Meaning: Make something smaller than originally planned

Example: They had to SCALE BACK the project because of the costs.


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Scale back

Meaning: Reduce the activity or expenditure in your life

Example: I'm SCALING BACK and trying to lead a simpler lifestyle.


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