make ends meet
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAKE ENDS MEET
They pay me when they can and, so that I can make ends meet, I am well content.'
You know how—sometimes even to make ends meet, it is a pinch.
With the best will in the world it would be impossible to make ends meet.
After all, something must bend if you are going to make ends meet.
The close of his life was a horrible struggle to make ends meet.
And—and—well, it's hard to make ends meet anyhow these times.
He could sympathize with those who knew not how to make ends meet.
Though an exemplary man he could not make ends meet in a business out of which his father had made a fortune.
The women here have a rough time; what with no servants, no kitchen, scanty wood, and poor rations; it is hard to make ends meet.
I am sure when you are so near I shall find some literary labor for you that will make ends meet.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR MAKE ENDS MEET
- be frugal
- be thrifty
- cut corners
- feather nest
- hide away
- lay aside
- lay away
- make ends meet
- pile up
- pinch pennies
- put by
- roll back
- salt away
- save for rainy day
- sock away
- stow away
- tighten belt