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|English to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: be on the dole vs. be on welfare|
|Is it the same?|
In my opinion not, but I will appreciate your kind opinion.
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|I have to choose one answer, but I really thank you all. I will remember, that the meaning might be different in Europe and in America.|
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it is exactly the same.
on the dole is British, and is used here in the U.S. only a bit ironically, referring to the British term.