live within one's means
Definition of live within one's means
: to spend money only on what one can afford He began to save money when he finally learned to live within his means.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be alive : have the life of an animal or plant
: to continue alive
: to maintain oneself : subsist
: having life : living
: existing in fact or reality : actual
: exerting force or containing energy: such as
: at the actual time of occurrence : during, from, or at a live production
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