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Friday, 8 November 2013

IDIOM - Live from hand to mouth

#098
IDIOM - Live from hand to mouth
- To have just enough money to live on and nothing extra.
- Having or providing only the bare essentials.

Young Child in Poor Neighborhood of Coptic Christian Quarter - Cairo, Egypt-1989
They are literally living Hand to mouth.
Photo Credits : Adam Jones
Example / Usage :
- My father earned very little and there were four of us kids so we lived from hand to mouth.