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hand-to-mouth

adjective uk   us   /ˌhænd.təˈmaʊθ/
having only just enough money to live: Low wages mean a hand-to-mouth existence for many people.
Translations of “hand-to-mouth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅夠糊口,勉強度日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅够糊口,勉强度日…
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