bring home the bacon

idiom

Definition of bring home the bacon

informal
: to earn the money that is needed to live He worked hard all week to bring home the bacon for his family.

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“Bring home the bacon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20home%20the%20bacon. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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