make (one's) money stretch

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make (one's) money stretch

To be exceptionally frugal, thrifty, or parsimonious; to be very careful and prudent when spending money. A possessive pronoun can be used between "make" and "stretch." We had to find creative ways to make our money stretch after Janet lost her job. I was underemployed for a number of years after college, so I became very good at making my money stretch to last as long as possible.
See also: make, money, stretch