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be an activity or job you do to get the money you need
“Actually, working as an accountant is my bread and butter although I don’t love it very much. I like to be a dancer.”
“Nowadays, the university graduates feel difficult to find their bread and butter because the labour market is so harshly competitive. “
“Jack needs to find his bread and butter as soon as possible; he has been being all out money for 3 weeks”
- Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
“Taxi-driving is _____________ though he also writes music”
A. on a knife of edge.
B. his bread and butter.
C. having egg on his face.
D. at a push .
- Describe the first job you have done to get money. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
– What was the kind of job ?
– When did you take a job ?
– What did you do during this time ?
– And how did you feel when you received your first salary ?
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