(idiomatic) To have enoughmoney to cover expenses; to get by financially; to get through the pay period (sufficient to meet the next payday).
Make-ends-meet Sentence Examples
It was hard enough to make ends meet before she took the job at the ranch.
You may wonder how long it will take you to find another job and if you will be able to make ends meet while you are unemployed.
I was accepted to a PhD program at the University of Chicago, but I realized that the kitchen jobs I was taking to make ends meet were my true passion.
The government also offers an income contingent repayment plan and deferment and forbearance options that can put your payments on hold for a period of time if you are truly struggling to make ends meet.