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Bring Home the Bacon

Bring home the bacon

The English idiom to bring home the bacon means to earn the money that is necessary to live on. For example:

Luigi is looking for a wife who not only
brings home the bacon but who also loves English grammar and Italian cars.

In other words, Luigi’s future bride needs to be a fan of English grammar and Italian automobiles as well as be industrious enough
to earn the money needed to live on. Which of the following English idioms more or less means the same thing as to bring home the bacon?

a) to earn the dough
b) to have one’s cake and eat it too
c) to be the breadwinner
d) to toss the salad

Check your answer here.

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