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keep body and soul together

C2 to be able to pay for your food, clothing, and somewhere to live: His wages are barely enough to keep body and soul together.
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Translations of “keep body and soul together”
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强维持生活…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強維持生活…
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