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Make do   /meɪk du/   Listen
Make do

Come to terms with.  Synonyms: contend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make out, manage.  "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

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"Make do" Quotes from Famous Books

... brother. If he likes to waste his money, he can of course. But I've got none to spare." She paused at the door—"As for your underclothing, I daresay I could find you something of mine you could make do for a bit. Now do be sensible!—and don't ...
— Delia Blanchflower • Mrs. Humphry Ward

Words linked to "Make do" :   match, cut, squeeze by, hack, cope with, extemporize, rub along, scrape along, act, scratch along, squeak by, fend, meet, scrape by, move, improvise

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