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Today's Idiom = "Earn One's Keep"
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Earn One's Keep ( work to pay to for membership, i.e. in a home or at a job ... )

"Earn One's Keep"

Earning your keep is doing your work to pay for being at that place.

Example: "You did a lot of work today." Reply: "I'm just earning my keep."

Example: "When you grow up on a farm, you have to earn your keep."

Early To Bed, Early To Rise, Makes A Man Healthy, Wealthy, And Wise

Earning Your Keep

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