Tighten one’s belt

Do you know the idiom “to tighten (one’s) belt?” Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Lisa: Everything in the supermarket is so expensive these days.

James: I agree. We will have to tighten our belts until the prices go down.

Does it mean:

a) spend less money

b) spend more money

c) lose weight

d) wear a smaller belt

The answer is below! ↓

brown leather belt

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Answer: a) spend less money