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[skɪmp] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    (skimp on) урезывать (что-л.), экономить на (чём-л.)

  2. сущ.; разг.

    откровенное платье, очень короткая юбка

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скупиться, экономить

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File cabinets are not the place to skimp on quality.
При покупке шкафов для папок не экономьте на качестве.
Allen, David / Getting Things DoneАллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле / Как привести дела в порядок
Как привести дела в порядок
Аллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле
© David Allen. 2001, 2003
© Издательский дом "Вильямс". 2007
Getting Things Done
Allen, David
© David Allen, 2001
We have skimped on error processing for arguments, so as to concentrate on the main issues.
Чтобы сосредоточиться на главном, мы упростили себе задачу, отказавшись от анализа возможных ошибок при задании аргументов.
Kernighan, Brian W.,Ritchie, Dennis M. / The C Programming LanguageКерниган, Б.,Ритчи, Д. / Язык программирования Си
Язык программирования Си
Керниган, Б.,Ритчи, Д.
© 1998,1978 by Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated
© "Невский Диалект", 2001
The C Programming Language
Kernighan, Brian W.,Ritchie, Dennis M.
© 1988, 1978 by Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated

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abuse of skimped quality
abuse of skimped quality
приводящие к ухудшению качества
skimping on the cost
экономия на расходах

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)skimping
Past Participle (Participle II)skimped
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I skimpwe skimp
you skimpyou skimp
he/she/it skimpsthey skimp
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am skimpingwe are skimping
you are skimpingyou are skimping
he/she/it is skimpingthey are skimping
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have skimpedwe have skimped
you have skimpedyou have skimped
he/she/it has skimpedthey have skimped
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been skimpingwe have been skimping
you have been skimpingyou have been skimping
he/she/it has been skimpingthey have been skimping
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I skimpedwe skimped
you skimpedyou skimped
he/she/it skimpedthey skimped
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was skimpingwe were skimping
you were skimpingyou were skimping
he/she/it was skimpingthey were skimping
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had skimpedwe had skimped
you had skimpedyou had skimped
he/she/it had skimpedthey had skimped
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been skimpingwe had been skimping
you had been skimpingyou had been skimping
he/she/it had been skimpingthey had been skimping
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will skimpwe shall/will skimp
you will skimpyou will skimp
he/she/it will skimpthey will skimp
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be skimpingwe shall/will be skimping
you will be skimpingyou will be skimping
he/she/it will be skimpingthey will be skimping
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have skimpedwe shall/will have skimped
you will have skimpedyou will have skimped
he/she/it will have skimpedthey will have skimped
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been skimpingwe shall/will have been skimping
you will have been skimpingyou will have been skimping
he/she/it will have been skimpingthey will have been skimping
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would skimpwe should/would skimp
you would skimpyou would skimp
he/she/it would skimpthey would skimp
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be skimpingwe should/would be skimping
you would be skimpingyou would be skimping
he/she/it would be skimpingthey would be skimping
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have skimpedwe should/would have skimped
you would have skimpedyou would have skimped
he/she/it would have skimpedthey would have skimped
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been skimpingwe should/would have been skimping
you would have been skimpingyou would have been skimping
he/she/it would have been skimpingthey would have been skimping
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am skimpedwe are skimped
you are skimpedyou are skimped
he/she/it is skimpedthey are skimped
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being skimpedwe are being skimped
you are being skimpedyou are being skimped
he/she/it is being skimpedthey are being skimped
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been skimpedwe have been skimped
you have been skimpedyou have been skimped
he/she/it has been skimpedthey have been skimped
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was skimpedwe were skimped
you were skimpedyou were skimped
he/she/it was skimpedthey were skimped
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being skimpedwe were being skimped
you were being skimpedyou were being skimped
he/she/it was being skimpedthey were being skimped
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been skimpedwe had been skimped
you had been skimpedyou had been skimped
he/she/it had been skimpedthey had been skimped
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be skimpedwe shall/will be skimped
you will be skimpedyou will be skimped
he/she/it will be skimpedthey will be skimped
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been skimpedwe shall/will have been skimped
you will have been skimpedyou will have been skimped
he/she/it will have been skimpedthey will have been skimped