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Meaning of “make ends meet” - Learner’s Dictionary

make ends meet

to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need: I've taken a second job in the evenings just to make ends meet.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduringPaying and spending money
Translations of “make ends meet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使收支剛好能相抵…
in Russian сводить концы с концами…
in Turkish iki yakasını bir araya getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使收支刚能相抵…
in Polish wiązać koniec z końcem…
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