Meaning: If you live on a certain amount of money, you spend that much on your usual living expenses.Synonym: get by on, survive on, manage on
- live on Are you sure a hundred dollars a week is enough to live on?
- live on sth How do people live on the old-age pension? It's not even enough to buy good food.
Nouns often used as objects with live on: wage, salary, income, pension, savings
Most people have to live on
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Contributor: Matt Errey