make a living
This page is about the collocation make a living
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to earn money for the things you need in life
- It's not easy to make a living when the economy's so bad.
- Until he went to prison, Max made a very good living as a burglar and jewel thief.
A related collocation is "earn a living", and extended collocations include "make/earn a good living", "make/earn a decent living" and "make/earn a meagre living"
People don't need to make a living if they're already
Contributor: Matt Errey