Frequency of Use: Medium
You are the owner of a small movie theater, and since the beginning of the pandemic, people have chosen to stay home and watch movies through other streaming services. As a result, your business is on the verge of going under. Your wife and four children are worried about the future, especially since you just purchased a house, and the kids just started private schools. What are you going to do to make ends meet over the next year to survive the current difficult times?
“First, I am going to invite local live bands to play at the movie theater to provide a different type of entertainment. This should help us make ends meet.”
Sometimes, learners know the meaning of an idiom, but they don’t know how to use it correctly in conversation or writing. Thus, this activity checks your grammatical accuracy with the idiom so you become more confident in using it.