live off

phrasal verb
lived off; living off; lives off

Definition of live off

: to use (someone or something) as a source of the money or other things one needs to live He has been living off his inheritance. He has been living off his girlfriend. farmers who live off the land

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live off/on the fat of the land

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“Live off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20off. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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