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The noun 'living' in the context of earning, employment, etc, simply means 'the money that you earn from your job'. It does not have anything to do with 'living' meaning 'not being dead'. living noun the money that you earn from your job: What do you do for a living? (= What is your job?) I mean, I don't like my job but at least it's a living (= a way of ...


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I earn (freedom/my own life/prolongation of my life) by fighting on arena for many years as gladiator. Both meanings aren't really covered - living isn't the idiomatic word to express this. More likely would be the phrase the right to be a free man, the right to live, or simply my life. And which of the following sentences are correct? 6 is the most ...


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