live off

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Englisch - Englisch
to depend on financially
(deyim) Obtain one's living or means of survival from someone or something

1. You can't live off your uncle all your life! 2. I manage to live off of my salary.

If you live off another person, you rely on them to provide you with money. a man who all his life had lived off his father
live off the land
to sustain a living by eating produce that one harvests or hunts from the countryside
live off

    Türkische aussprache

    layv ôf

    Aussprache

    /ˈlīv ˈôf/ /ˈlaɪv ˈɔːf/

    Etymologie

    [ 'liv ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English libban; akin to Old High German lebEn to live.

    Wort des Tages

    fait accompli
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