earn a living

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Definition of earn a living

: to earn the money needed for food, clothing, etc. She's just trying to earn a living.

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earn a living

earn a/one's crust

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“Earn a living.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earn%20a%20living. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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