off the dole

idiom

Definition of off the dole

: no longer receiving money that a government (especially the British government) gives to people who do not have jobs or who are very poor They've been off the dole for a year.

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“Off the dole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off%20the%20dole. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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