cut coat according to cloth

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.

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Can you give an example of another proverb related this topic?

- Dolly February 22, 2019

I want more information about it in simple words please help me

- Srushti January 3, 2019

Please. I need an appropriate one

- Tylor June 4, 2018

I am a student this directory help me to find many idioms.

- Lagunes March 6, 2018

We know that nepalese society is very poor so how can we relate cut your cloth accroding to your cloth in this situation

- Menuka October 23, 2016

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