Meaning of “live off sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"live off sb/sth" in British English

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(Definition of “live off sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"live off sb/sth" in Business English

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live off sb/sth

US live off of sb/sth
phrasal verb with live uk /lɪv/ us verb

to get the money that you need to pay for food, a place in which to stay, clothing, etc. from someone or something:

live off earnings/a pension/savings She has been living off her savings since she lost her job in December.
Many young unemployed people are still living off their parents.

(Definition of “live off sb/sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)