both ends meet

both ends meet
Both ends meet
If you make both ends meet, you live off the money you earn and don't go into debt.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • make (both) ends meet — phrase to have just enough money to buy the things that you need Many students are finding it difficult to make ends meet. Thesaurus: to have just enough moneysynonym Main entry: end * * * make (both) ends ˈmeet …   Useful english dictionary

  • To make both ends meet — End End ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make both ends meet — make (both) ends meet to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need. My wages were so low that I had to take a second job just to make ends meet …   New idioms dictionary

  • unable to make both ends meet — index bankrupt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make (both) ends meet — earn just enough money to live on. → end …   English new terms dictionary

  • make (both) ends meet — idi make (both) ends meet, to live within one s means …   From formal English to slang

  • make both ends meet — ► make (both) ends meet earn just enough money to live on. Main Entry: ↑end …   English terms dictionary

  • make both ends meet — See: MAKE ENDS MEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make both ends meet — See: MAKE ENDS MEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ both\ ends\ meet — See: make ends meet …   Словарь американских идиом

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