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  • v. Present participle of economise.


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  • He also made other spasmodic attempts to overcome the spendthrift tendencies he had inherited from his father; but we believe there is no recorded instance of his having succeeded in economising at his own expense.

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives

  • There is something entirely Gargantuan in the idea of economising space by piling houses on top of each other, front doors and all.

    The Club of Queer Trades

  • No doubt the cloth had been packed with the idea of economising space, and the pieces were wedged as tightly together as if done by a steam-press.

    The Boy Tar

  • If Dr. Newman shall complain of them, I can only remind him of the fate which befel the stork caught among the cranes, _even though_ the stork had _not_ done all he could to make himself like a crane, _as Dr. Newman has_, by 'economising' on the very title-page of his pamphlet. "

    Apologia pro Vita Sua

  • Q5: Which aspects will you appy yourself to economising in this year?

    Getting motivated at work

  • Of course, rather than economising I want more income (AdSense has died a death!), and to that end I have three new web site ideas in the pipeline and one renewal of an older property, but more of that in other posts!

    Getting motivated at work

  • Office economising and office secret struggles in Japan

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  • With the economic gloom building, here is a timely look with MyVoice at economising in daily life.

    Getting motivated at work

  • Office economising and office secret struggles in Japan | 世論 What Japan Thinks

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  • Think of his talk of educating his children privately or of economising by moving from Ocado to Sainsbury's.

    Nick Clegg: "I think it's about 30 quid now, isn't it?"


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