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Sentence count:35+4 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-12-28Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: fill outsqueeze outSimilar words: make outtake outweekendhousekeepingrake-offtake ontake offshake offMeaning: v. 1. supplement what is thought to be deficient 2. live from day to day, as with some hardship 3. make by laborious and precarious means 4. obtain with difficulty. 
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1. They eke out a miserable existence in cardboard shacks.
2. Many workers can only eke out their redundancy money for about 10 weeks.
3. They had to eke out a living on a tiny
4. We must try to eke out our water supply.
5. They eke out a precarious existence .
6. How did Mum manage to eke out the food when we were kids?
7. They eke out a precarious existence foraging in rubbish dumps.
8. She managed to eke out her student loan till the end of the year.
9. They will do well to eke out a draw.
10. Sip your drink, don't gulp it. Eke out the little pleasures.
11. I pictured her trying to eke out her money - for I was sure there was not much.
12. The elderly eke out a living on pensions averaging from $ 50 to $ 75 monthly.
13. Most of them eke out a living as subsistence farmers.
14. She continued to eke out a living based on the fading memories of her famous plunge.
15. Cliff's family worked in the cotton fields to eke out a meager living.
16. To my surprise I eke out a small sound.
17. They had to eke out a livinga tiny income.
18. We are no more inclined to eke out our sentimental sorrows cherish our bodily pains.
19. They eke out a bare existence ( ie They scarcely manage ) on his low salary.
20. Migrants send home cash that helps eke out low village incomes.
21. To eke out her meager pay, Betty turned to writing.
22. They eke out a bare existence on his low salary.
23. But I restrained the impulse, for it is as well to eke out such tokens of our goodwill as we possess.
24. The river banks were frequently lined with curious onlookers who struggle to eke out an existence in this harsh environment.
25. Finally came the bookshop where dear Mr Sneddles tried to eke out a living.
26. In the Irrawaddy River Delta, tens of thousands of survivors of Cyclone Nargis still struggle to eke out a life a year later.
27. Do you suppose the Mind that imaged that profuseness ever intended you to be limited, to have to scrimp and save in order to eke out a bare existence?
28. He works hard all day long every day to eke out a living for his family.
29. In certain cases, education and enlightenment can serve to eke out evil.
30. From generation to generation, they tilled land for landlord only to eke out a bare subsistence. People who associated with them as friends were likewise honest impoverished peasants.
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