Catch Word #138 – Trying to make ends meet

Some people have a lot of money and some people have only a little bit. This episode focuses on expressions that people use when they are talking about trying not to spend money, often because they don’t have very much. There are people who pinch pennies all the time, and others who only tighten their belts when they have to. Listen to this episode to learn about making ends meet.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To feel down
  • To make ends meet
  • Instant noodles
  • A shower
  • To start someone off
  • To get by
  • As long as
  • Minimum wage
  • To get back on your feet
  • To pinch pennies
  • To tighten your belt
  • Broke
  • To cut costs

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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