keep body and soul together

keep body and soul together
British
to have just enough money to buy food and other necessary things

She had to take on two jobs just to keep body and soul together.


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  • keep body and soul together — To stay alive • • • Main Entry: ↑keep * * * keep body and soul together british phrase to have just enough money to buy food and other necessary things She had to take on two jobs just to keep body and soul together. Thesaurus: to have just… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep body and soul together — {v. phr.} To keep alive; survive. * /John was unemployed most of the year and hardly made enough money to keep body and soul together./ Compare: KEEP THE WOLF FROM THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep body and soul together — {v. phr.} To keep alive; survive. * /John was unemployed most of the year and hardly made enough money to keep body and soul together./ Compare: KEEP THE WOLF FROM THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep body and soul together — If you earn enough to cover your basic expenses, but nothing more than that, you earn enough to keep body and soul together …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • keep body and soul together — keep alive, survive It was very cold during the winter but somehow she was able to keep body and soul together and survived …   Idioms and examples

  • keep body and soul together — ► keep body and soul together stay alive in difficult circumstances. Main Entry: ↑body …   English terms dictionary

  • keep body and soul together —    If you earn enough to cover your basic expenses, but nothing more than that, you earn enough to keep body and soul together.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If someone is able to keep body and soul together, they manage to survive.     …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • keep\ body\ and\ soul\ together — v. phr. To keep alive; survive. John was unemployed most of the year and hardly made enough money to keep body and soul together. Compare: keep the wolf from the door …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep body and soul together — to just be able to pay for the things that you need in order to live. We can barely keep body and soul together on what he earns …   New idioms dictionary

  • Keep body and soul together —   If you earn enough to cover your basic expenses, but nothing more than that, you earn enough to keep body and soul together …   Dictionary of English idioms

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