Lesson 53, Exercise 4 - "It pays the bills."

Click on the words to form a question first and then the answer. This is the same question and answer you hear in the second half of this clip.

We say that a job "pays the bills" to mean it's only enough for the minimum, for life's essential expenses. It's not much money!
What does he do for a living?

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