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keep body and soul together

C2 to be ​able to ​pay for ​yourfood, ​clothing, and ​somewhere to ​live: His ​wages are ​barely enough to ​keep body and ​soul together.
(Definition of keep body and soul together from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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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