Earn a/your crust In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "earn a/your crust", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Tonia Thai calendar 2021-09-07 11:09

Meaning of Earn a/your crust


make money on

Earn a/your crust verb phrase

To do work of any kind to earn a living

My parents have done almost anything to earn a crust for our family.

It's hard to earn a crust in the rural areas, so young people tend to move to cities.

When my mother was my age, she had to leave school to earn a crust for the family income.

Being a farmer is hard work, but I have to earn my crust somehow.

Other phrases about:

to pinch pennies

save as much money as possible

a golden key can open any door
Anything can be accomplished with sufficient money (or the promise of it)
put the bite on (one)

Used to say that someone attempts to get money from you.

a light purse makes a heavy heart

Feeling worried about finance.

don't spend it all in one place

A joking phrase used when someone receives a small amount of money 

Grammar and Usage of Earn a/your crust

Verb Forms

  • earn a/your crust
  • earned a/your crust
  • earns a/your crust
  • earning a/your crust

The verb "earn" should be conjugated according to its tense.


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