He loved animals, but he spent his entire life scraping to make ends meet.
So that ends my list.
"Tell me about these loose ends," Winston said as Rita returned to her desk.
After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.
It was hard enough to make ends meet before she took the job at the ranch.