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!
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