Bedeutung von "eke sth out" - als Fremdsprache

eke sth out

phrasal verb with eke uk us /iːk/ verb

to use something slowly or carefully because you only have a small amount of it

eke out a living/existence

to earn only just enough money to pay for things you need:

He ekes out a living by cleaning windows.

(Definition von "eke sth out" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)