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

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.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of live (from) hand to mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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