live on (something)

idiom

Definition of live on (something)

1 : to have or use (an amount of money) to pay for the things that one needs to live You can't live on this salary.
2 : to have (a particular food) as the only or main food that one eats They lived mainly/mostly on fruits and berries.

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“Live on (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20on%20%28something%29. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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