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scrape a living

UK to only just ​earn enough ​money to ​provide yourself with ​food, ​clothing, and a ​place to ​live: He ​settled in Paris, where he ​scraped a ​living writing ​shortstories and ​magazinearticles.
(Definition of scrape a living from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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