keep body and soul together

Definition of keep body and soul together

  1. :  to have or get enough food and money to survive She kept body and soul together by working two jobs.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

bodyplay
  1. :  the main part of a plant or animal body especially as distinguished from limbs and head :  trunk

    :  the main, central, or principal part: such as

    :  the nave of a church

  1. :  to give form or shape to :  embody

    :  represent, symbolize

soulplay
  1. :  the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

    :  the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

    :  god

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

    :  designed for or controlled by blacks

togetherplay
  1. :  in or into one place, mass, collection, or group

    :  in a body :  as a group

    :  in or into contact, connection, collision, or union

  1. :  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced

    :  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed


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