sing for your supper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sing for your supper

old-fashioned to do something for someone ​else in ​order to ​receive something in ​return, ​especiallyfood: Dan's ​upstairsfixing my ​computer - I'm making him sing for his ​supper.
(Definition of sing for your supper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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