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English definition of “keep the wolf from the door”

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.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of keep the wolf from the door from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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