Live hand to mouth 勉強餬口

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今日片語

片語 “live hand to mouth” 的意思是 “只有足夠的錢支付食物和住所等基本生活必需品,勉強餬口,日子過得緊緊巴巴的”。

例句

I don’t earn much money, so I have to live hand to mouth.
我掙的錢不多,所以只能勉強餬口。

I’ve just lost my job, so I’m now living hand to mouth.
我剛剛失業,所以現在勉強應付著過日子。

When I was young, I was happy even though I lived hand to mouth.
年輕的時候,我吃一頓算一頓,勉強度日,但那時我很快樂。