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loosen one’s purse strings

“As the spring graduation and matriculation season approaches,video camera manufacturers are trying to tempt people into loosening their purse strings to purchase new models.”

和訳:春の卒業・入学シーズンを控え、ビデオカメラのメーカー各社は、消費を促し、新製品を買ってもらおうと努めている。

loosen one’s purse strings: 財布のひもを緩める

matriculation: 大学入学許可、入学式

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Author: Aonghas Crowe

Aonghas (pron. "Ennis") Crowe is an author, writer, blogger, and translator. He splits his time between Fukuoka, Japan and Beirut, Lebanon. Read more by Aonghas Crowe at www.aonghascrowe.com

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