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Meaning of “cut your coat according to your cloth” in the English Dictionary

"cut your coat according to your cloth" in British English

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cut your coat according to your cloth

UK said to ​emphasize that someone should do as well as ​possible with the ​limitedmoney they have
(Definition of cut your coat according to your cloth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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