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2011.01.12

“Man does not live by bread alone” - despite what today's topic may seem to imply.

Today's Lesson
BREADWINNER   稼ぎ手、大黒柱

Explanation

  • The breadwinner is the person who earns most of the money for the family.
  • breadwinner とは、家計の大部分を支える人のことです。
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BREADWINNER

examples

  1. Now that my wife has to stay home with the kids, I'm the only breadwinner in the family.
  2. a: Why does the man always have to be the breadwinner?
    b: Who said he has to be? This is the 21st century, after all.
  3. Social Security can act as a safety net when a family's primary breadwinner becomes disabled.

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