make a living

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Definition of make a living

: to earn the money one needs to pay for housing, food, etc. He made a living by working as a cook.

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“Make a living.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20living. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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