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English definition of “living”
›[S]the money you earn from the work you do: He earns a living as an IT consultant.More people are looking at alternative ways of making a living.a good/comfortable/modest livingHe took a job in the City because he couldn't make a good living out of his writing.
do sth for a living›to do something as your job or a way of making money: What does he do for a living?She writes a financialcolumn for a living.
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell