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keep the wolf from the door

to have just enough money to be able to eat and live: As a student, he took an evening job to keep the wolf from the door.
Translations of “keep the wolf from the door”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強維持生計,勉強過活…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强维持生计,勉强过活…
(Definition of keep the wolf from the door from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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