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(one's) daily bread

One's means of living, i.e., food and money. No, working in a canning factory isn't exactly glamorous, but you've got to earn your daily bread somehow. The new universal basic income initiative is intended to provide every citizen their daily bread, even if they've fallen on hard times. It's time for you to earn your daily bread and stop relying on your parents for money.
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your daily ˈbread

the food or money that you need to live: Each one of us has to earn our daily bread somehow.
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God grants daily bread even without prayers to both the good and evil (that's one up on Santa Claus).
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