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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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Mutual Savings tightened the purse strings by cutting staff and closing two branches.
Chelsea have tightened the purse strings, ruling out signings of more than pounds 20million or sanctioning the payment of wages beyond pounds 80,000 a week for top-end players.
However, Fayed has tightened the purse strings in recent seasons, but has also been re-energised by the club's run to Hamburg.
Many other developers have tightened the purse strings this year and focused on completing and handing over their current portfolios rather than embarking on new investments.