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2009.02.04

If you work for a living, then it's always nice if that work allows you to MAKE a living!

Today's Lesson
LIVING WAGE   生活賃金

Explanation

  • A living wage is a wage that allows a worker to provide his or her family with a reasonable standard of living.
  • living wage とは、労働者が自分の家族に、ある程度の生活水準を供給できる賃金、つまり、生活賃金のことです。

LIVING WAGE

examples

  1. The cost of living in this country has become so high that the minimum wage is no longer a living wage.
  2. My husband has to work two jobs just to make a living wage.
  3. The only jobs I used to be qualified for paid less than a living wage for a single parent with two children. That's why I decided to get my degree.

英会話レッスンHave a successful day!