American Idioms and Expressions

Make Ends Meet Idiom

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make ends meet
What does make ends meet mean?
be able to live on the money that one hasIt is hard to make ends meet on his salary.
make ends meet
What does make ends meet mean?
to have enough money to pay one`s billsI have been having trouble making ends meet because the rent for my apartment is very high.
make ends meet
What does make ends meet mean?
to have enough money to pay one`s bills and other expenses I have been having trouble making ends meet because the rent for my apartment is very high.

make ends meet
What does make ends meet mean?
to be able to live on the money that one has It is hard to make ends meet on the man's salary.


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What does "so far, so good" mean?
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down to earth
What does "down to earth" mean?
to be sensible and practicalMy mother is very down to earth.
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What does "cut class" mean?
to not go to class I cut class last week and went to a movie.

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What does "boff" mean?
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What does "Bits and bobs" mean?
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break down
What does "break down" mean?
to fail, to stopThe negotiations broke down last night when both sides refused to compromise.
in hindsight
What does "in hindsight" mean?
thinking about the past with the knowledge one now hasIn hindsight, it was easy to determine what I had done wrong in the job interview.
a fast buck
What does "a fast buck" mean?
money that is earned quickly and easily (and sometimes dishonestly)The company tried to make a fast buck on the property but actually they lost a lot of money.
pick at (someone)
What does "pick at (someone)" mean?
to be very critical of someoneThe woman is always picking at her husband for very small things.
ragtop
What does "ragtop" mean?
convertible (car)
dash off
What does "dash off" mean?
to leave quicklyWe dashed off as soon as the concert ended.
boondoggle
What does "boondoggle" mean?
government activity that wastes taxes

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