live from hand to mouth

(verb) to satisfy one’s basic needs because of a lack of money

Example Sentences:

The University students are living from hand to mouth because they don’t have a lot of money from their part-time jobs.

Jana lived from hand to mouth while studying for her Masters.

While Rebecca is unemployed she willlive from hand to mouth, so she decided to cancel her vacation.

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