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Idiom "trying to make ends meet"



 
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Idiom "trying to make ends meet" #1 (permalink) Tue Aug 04, 2009 19:23 pm   Idiom "trying to make ends meet"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #132 "Conversations and Comprehension (3)", question 2

Woman: What's wrong with Sarah? She seems a little preoccupied.
Man: Her husband lost his job a couple of months ago and they are desperately trying to make ends meet at the moment.
Narrator: What does the man mean? .........

(a) Sarah has an important meeting at work.
(b) Sarah and her husband really want to go on a trip.
(c) Sarah and her husband are struggling to pay the bills.

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #132 "Conversations and Comprehension (3)", answer 2

Woman: What's wrong with Sarah? She seems a little preoccupied.
Man: Her husband lost his job a couple of months ago and they are desperately trying to make ends meet at the moment.
Narrator: What does the man mean? Sarah and her husband are struggling to pay the bills.

Correct answer: (c) Sarah and her husband are struggling to pay the bills.
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the idiom is "trying to make ends meet"?
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Idiom "trying to make ends meet" #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 05, 2009 0:20 am   Idiom "trying to make ends meet"
 

'Make ends meet' is the phrase.
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Idiom "trying to make ends meet" #3 (permalink) Sun Aug 23, 2009 14:58 pm   Idiom "trying to make ends meet"
 

whatnis the meaning of the 'Make ends meet'.
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Idiom "trying to make ends meet" #4 (permalink) Mon Aug 24, 2009 0:48 am   Idiom "trying to make ends meet"
 

to live within one's income
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