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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be in the same boat

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

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