cut coat according to cloth Meaning: adapt to one’s circumstances, make sure one’s plans are appropriate to one’s resources. Example: Of course, we’d love a luxurious car, but you have to cut your coat according to your cloth.
Meaning: be in the same unpleasant situation as other people
Example: The speaker said that everyone should make an effort towards the protection of the environment, as everyone was in the same boat, and climate changes would have dire consequences for all. Read on