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English definition of “shift for yourself”

shift for yourself

old-fashioned
verb uk phrasal verb with shift   /ʃɪft/ us  
to earn your own income or buy and cook your own food, etc.: He left home at 18 and had to shift for himself.
(Definition of shift for yourself from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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