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To keep the wolf at the door


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To keep the wolf at the door means to keep off starvation.

Sample Usage

1. Kartik’s father constantly admonished him to get a job and stop loafing around with friends otherwise one day he would not be able to keep the wolf at the door.

2. After the recession struck local businesses, most of the town's citizens struggled to keep the wolf at the door.


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