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live on sth

phrasal verb with live
 
 
/lɪv/ verb
MONEY B2 Money that you live on is the money you use to buy the things that you need: We lived on very little when we were students.Earning money and money earned
FOOD B2 to only eat a particular type of food: All summer we live on hamburgers and hot dogs.Diets and dieting
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