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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Manila: Authorities have issued rules that will make it more difficult for organ traffickers to take advantage of impoverished Filipinos by wooing them into selling their body parts.
Most of the organ traffickers' victims are Filipinos from the slums who, due to abject poverty and lack of education, are easily conned by middlemen into selling their body parts for a relatively small fee.
Other materials include articles and interviews advising novices on building and selling their body of work, as well as listings of grants, organizations, websites, and publications that help career photographers.
It's a degrading profession and however hard-up someone is, they shouldn't resort to selling their body.