earn a/one's crust

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Definition of earn a/one's crust

British, informal
: to earn the money that one needs to live : to earn a living I'm really a poet, but I've got to earn my crust as an accountant.

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“Earn a/one's crust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earn%20a%2Fone%27s%20crust. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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