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'It was hard enough making ends meet when it was just the two of us. Now we have a baby and suddenly there's four more stomachs to feed.'
"I am a golem, but on weekends I do Domino's."
Easter bunny selling Easter eggs from the top of a cardboard box on a busy urban street.
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'By tonight we'll finally be in the black. We don't have enough to pay the electric bill.'
'Climate change seems to be a real thing... in the past, our money was sufficient till the 25th of a month. Nowadays, it's melted away on the 15th.'
"I hunt and she gathers-otherwise, we couldn't make ends meet."
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"Come on, Boffo, it's time to get into your costume!"
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'We can help you make ends meet.'
"Lately, I've been trying to make ends meet...I've been chasing my tail."
"With the rises in fuel, food and mortgage I'm going to have to put in some overtime."
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"All the evidence shows that the pay of social workers has fallen behind equivalent teachers and police officers..."
"I read that 40% of us have to take a second job just to make ends meet...It's a disgrace!"
'Because these days, you have to work twice as hard just to make ends meet.'
"I have everything tied up in making ends meet."
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"Don't get caught."
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'My salary just doesn't go as far as it used to. Two blocks and it's gone.'
'Do you remember when we used to do the bump?'
"Sorry, no raise again but would you like to register for our free seminar 'Living Well on a Shoestring'?"
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"I see you're going in for free range chickens."
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Worrying over the large number of bills to pay.
"I work twelve hours a day to make ends meat...but then I'm way too knackered to cook it!"
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"Business still difficult, Tom?"
"We're parallel lines. We'll never make ends meet."
"Did you manage to make ends meet?"
'We're trying everything we can think of to make ends meet.'