"Put food on the table" nghĩa là gì?

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'Put food on the table' = đặt thức ăn trên bàn -> nghĩa là kiếm đủ tiền để trang trải những vật dụng cơ bản cần thiết cho một người và gia đình họ.

Ví dụ
Illegal (phi pháp) gun making is a livelihood (kế sinh nhai) that has helped put food on the table and send the family’s children to school since the 1970s, and Mr. Launa, who asked that only the initial of his first name be used for fear of being arrested (bị bắt), is just one of a host of such small-scale gunsmiths (người làm súng) in the region. His village alone is home to about a dozen.

“This year, I was amazed at the poverty (nạn đói) and the lack of funds that people are living with. People are struggling (vất vả, vật lộn) to provide the basics and put food on the table.”

According to him, he has doing that job for five years and he is able to help to put food on the table for his family and is able maintain his personal needs.

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