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Learn Chinese Idiom--养家糊口[yǎng jiā hú kǒu ]

2017-08-11 09:33 ChineseTime

养家糊口 [yǎng jiā hú kǒu ]:support a family; bring home the bacon

yě zhǐ zài wài zhèng qián , cóng ér wéi chí jiā tíng shēng jì 。
在外挣钱,从而维持家庭生计。

E.g.


kē luó lā duō de měi yí gè rén dōu shì kào zhe kāi cǎi yín kuàng yǎng jiā hú kǒu 。
科罗拉多的每一个人都是靠着开采银矿养家糊口。
There's not a living soul in Colorado who doesn't depend for his bread on silver.


tā jué dé ràng qī zi lái yǎng jiā hú kǒu yǒu sǔn tā de miàn zi 。
他觉得让妻子来养家糊口有损他的面子。
He found it demeaning to ask his wife to support the family.


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