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freeload

To selfishly avail oneself of another's kindness or generosity, especially without compensating them financially. You can't keep freeloading off your parents and living at home forever.
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freeload

in. to live off someone else; to eat and drink at someone else’s expense; to live off someone else. Don’t come around here and expect to freeload.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The mansion had been an heiress's bolthole, the scene of a tragedy, and a commune for freeloading bohemians.
As the 50th birthday looms of smug Lance, the narrative sweeps back to earlier days when it was variously an heiress's bolthole, the scene of a tragedy, and a commune for freeloading bohemians.
The relatives of Tantalizing Artiste heaved a sigh when freeloading beau, Cantankerous Sadist, left the picture.
LUMP SON Prince Andrew That freeloading lump of self-entitlement Andrew, who insisted on being treated like the demi-God his elder brother is, and his mater, who felt guilty at the way Margaret was treated, caved in.
Meanwhile residents who wish to live in peace without nuisance suer while their communities are gobbled up by these freeloading itinerants who bring shame to both their universities and to Coventry.
On subsidised food and drink for MPs Nice to see that they are freeloading.
by YOUR correspondent, Diane, of Garston (Freeloading Family, ECHO, March 27), is, in my opinion, entitled to hers - but I would have preferred that she had kept it to herself or, at least, had the courage of her own convictions to allow her full name to be printed.
This would have the added benefit of having real people in Parliament, not just party lobby fodder besides cutting down on their expensive pensions and pay-offs to folk who have done nothing but be part of the freeloading politics 'industry'.
Actor Ashton Kutcher also stars in the flick about a freeloading opportunist who seduces rich women only to benefit from their wealthy lifestyles.
Freeloading employers aside, we should, of course, welcome the commitment that the better employers make towards training, either in terms of sponsorship or providing placements.
But one police source claimed Docherty had put "noses out of joint" for clamping down on freeloading at the association.
Cardiff author Tony Millin attempted to travel Wales for free - by freeloading all food, drink, accommodation and entertainment.
The freeloading lifestyle may pay off in the long term for the colony.
'I said it was about time someone wrote a travelogue about Wales,' said Tony, author of Freeloading Wales.