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|English to Malay translations [PRO]|
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
|English term or phrase: To live from hand to mouth|
|This is a homework on idioms/saying.|
|kais pagi, makan pagi; kais petang, makan petang|
the malay saying 'kais pagi, makan pagi; kais petang, makan petang'
[literally: (whatever you find when you) scratch in morning, (is just enough for you to) eat in the morning; (whatever you find when you) scratch in evening, (is just enough for you to) eat in the evening)
=> to eke out a livelihood with great difficulty.
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