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On a Shoestring

on a strict budget, with very little money

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Via

Latin
"way"
by way of or through

2

Shape Up or Ship Out

Correct your behavior or get out/move away

3

Eureka!

Greek
"I've found it"
an expression of discovery

4

More Than One Way to Skin a Cat

there are several solutions to a problem

5

Schlep

Yiddish
"to drag or pull"
to drag "lug", or carry something
a difficult journey

6

Par for the Course

just what is expected, normal or typical

7

Safari

Swahili
"journey"
a wildlife tour

8

Have Your Cake and Eat it too

to have two choices but you can only choose one

9

Smorgasbord

Swedish
"sandwich table"
A wide variety of things

10

Keep Your Head Above Water

to earn just enough to stay out of debt
to meet your responsibilities
to barely make it

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Karaoke

Japanese
"empty orchestra"
a machine that plays music and shows lyrics for a sing-along

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Skeleton in Your Closet

a secret that you don't want anyone to know

13

Poltergeist

German
"noisy ghost"
a trouble making ghost

14

Cloak and Dagger

dramatic and suspenseful
involving mystery and intrigue

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Vampire

Hungarian, Bulgarian, and Ukrainian
"blood sucker"
recruited pale corpse that sucks blood