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LIVE OFF (1)

live off (somebody or something) =get money from (somebody or something) to live

examples:
  • He is fifty years old and he still lives off his parents.
  • She has been unemployed for two years and now she lives off her friends and neighbours.
  • The rent he gets for this apartment is very important to him. In fact, he lives off this rent.
  • Homeless people usually live off what other people give them and what they find in the garbage.
  • She had been living off her grandfather while he was alive.
  • He lived off the money he had inherited for five whole years.

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