from hand to mouth

See: LIVE FROM HAND TO MOUTH.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • (from) hand to mouth — satisfying only one s immediate needs because of lack of money. → hand …   English new terms dictionary

  • from hand to mouth — ► (from) hand to mouth satisfying only one s immediate needs because of lack of money. Main Entry: ↑hand …   English terms dictionary

  • From Hand to Mouth — Infobox Film name = From Hand to Mouth image size = caption = director = Alfred J. Goulding Hal Roach producer = Hal Roach writer = Harold Lloyd (uncredited) H.M. Walker narrator = starring = Harold Lloyd music = cinematography = editing =… …   Wikipedia

  • from hand to mouth — phrasal : with provision sufficient only for present needs : precariously always poor and living from hand to mouth vagrants who live happily from hand to mouth Brooks Atkinson …   Useful english dictionary

  • from hand to mouth — See: LIVE FROM HAND TO MOUTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • from\ hand\ to\ mouth — See: live from hand to mouth …   Словарь американских идиом

  • from hand to mouth — poor, spending every cent on necessities    They lived from hand to mouth, never enjoying luxury or travel …   English idioms

  • from hand to mouth — financial hardship, getting by financially from day to day, poverty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • from hand to mouth — Precariously, as want requires, by a bare subsistence, as chance provides, at haphazard, without any margin, by spending the wages of to day for to day s necessities …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • from hand to mouth — idi with nothing in reserve; precariously …   From formal English to slang

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