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Today's Idiom = "Earning Your Keep"
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Earning Your Keep ( work to pay for your cost of living ... )

"Earning Your Keep"

Example: "Hey, look who is washing the dishes." Reply: "I have to earn my keep."

Earn One's Keep

Ease Off On It

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