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English definition of “live (from) hand to mouth”

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live (from) hand to mouth

to have just enough money to live on and nothing extra: My father earned very little and there were four kids, so we lived from hand to mouth.
Translations of “live (from) hand to mouth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅夠糊口,勉強度日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅够糊口,勉强度日…
(Definition of live (from) hand to mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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