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Meaning of “live by your wits” in the English Dictionary

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live by your wits

to make ​money in a ​clever and usually ​dishonest way
(Definition of live by your wits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “live by your wits”
in Chinese (Simplified) 靠耍小聪明赚钱,靠玩花招赚钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 靠耍小聰明賺錢,靠玩花招賺錢…
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