sell (one's) body

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sell (one's) body

To have sexual intercourse or perform sexual acts for money; to prostitute oneself. Things had become so desperate for Jacob that he even considered selling his body just to earn enough to eat each day.
See also: body, sell
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My Granny The Escort (Channel 4, Thursday) explored a world of women who - at least in the cases of the three grans featured here - are happy to top up their pensions by selling their bodies to often much, much younger men.
Song Tiantang, who was arrested for strangling and selling six women as ghost brides in 2007, explained: "Killing people and selling their bodies is less work than stealing them from graves.
By selling their bodies, sex workers like Justine Reilly - who opens her heart in today's Irish Sunday Mirror - put their lives on the line every time they meet a punter.
This issue is about more than just people selling their bodies for sex.
Allowing prostitutes, who are mainly very young women, to live and work on the streets selling their bodies for sex is not a situation a civilised country like ours should tolerate or accept.
It would appear that most of the young women on the streets selling their bodies for drugs are victims of state institutions and self-righteous people.
Her results, published in the June Current Anthropology, challenge conventional wisdom about why so many of the region's girls end up selling their bodies in brothels, massage parlors, teahouses, and snack bars across Asia.
TEENAGE prostitutes have shocked America by talking openly to Oprah Winfrey about selling their bodies.
Barnardo's, which for the past six years has been helping vulnerable girls and young women on the brink of selling their bodies, has only just secured the financial support to cross the gender divide.
Hardly in secondary school and without even the basics of sex education, yet able to walk the streets selling their bodies.
UNDER-AGE hookers are being turned on to the streets by police to carry on selling their bodies.
Young females selling their bodies to all and sundry, all for money.
The students we spoke to don't want to be selling their bodies for sex - but they have no choice.
Most kerb-crawlers are preying on vulnerable young girls who are selling their bodies to feed their serious drug addiction.
She was speaking in the wake of revelations on RTE's Prime Time that children as young as 13 are selling their bodies for money.