Purse

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What does it mean when you dream about a purse?

Carrying a purse in a dream may signify the secret place of important possessions, which are being closely held. Losing the purse might suggest loss of power and control of possessions.

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The huge initiative comes amid mounting pressure on ministers to support UK plc by loosening the purse strings.
We recognised before the Budget that loosening the purse strings was not appropriate given the ongoing delicate state of the UK's public finances.
CHEP and the AFGC said the data "suggests that retailers expect consumers to start loosening the purse strings, with supply of goods on the rise to meet anticipated demand".