What do you do for a living

English vocabulary and translations (See all our English vocabulary translation)

Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

What do you do for a living?: What's your job? How do you earn your money? What do you do for work?
idiom
to make a living to make enough cash to live on, to earn money, to work

Examples

  • "Greg : Lighting barbies and grilling meat. for a living?"
  • "Susan : Does the main character make perfumes for a living?"
  • "Hank : If you must know, I'm sweeping the streets for a living."

Still having difficulties with 'What do you do for a living'? Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment.


Do you have smart way of remembering 'What do you do for a living'? Share it with us!