eke out


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be sparing with

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eke out a living

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supplement what is thought to be deficient

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live from day to day, as with some hardship

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make by laborious and precarious means

obtain with difficulty

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If you can eke out a few extra bucks a month, say $50, then try putting that amount toward your credit card debt.
But Gronholm responded with a burst of speed when the rally proper got under way to eke out a 13.
The microbes appear to eke out a living from that light, which the researchers can see only through night goggles.
I like this line of Mollie's, assuming the reader knows Jane Eyre, "Except I wasn't wearing a bonnet and didn't have to eke out an existence as a governess to a brooding man with a mad wife locked away in his attic.
Having overspent in the go-go technology era, Playboy Enterprises expects to report operating income of $22 million this year and may eke out a profit for the first time since 1998.
That's exactly what the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force did in Florida's Miami-Dade County last fall, helping to eke out an electoral victory on a treacherous civil fights issue.
Despite their almost identically permed hair, however, these women have managed to eke out a modicum of individuality.
Their pursuit of wealth and the ends towards which it drives them, are situated within the difficult relationship between Althea and Graceful Whiteside, a daughter of the successful, all-black town of Greenwood, who must eke out an existence of life as a domestic in a white world.
Often, a national chain will take space in Brooklyn Heights, not necessarily eyeing the profits, which can be hard to eke out at $75 to $120 per square foot, but more to serve as a billboard for the franchise or the brand - in other words, a form of advertising.
Summary: England held their nerve to eke out a 24-run win against a spirited Pakistan at Chester-le-Street and go 1-0 up in the NatWest Series.
DEREK SHAWis currently leading the trainers' standings on the all-weather and can eke out a fourth consecutive victory from Epidaurian King at Southwell.
While the indigenous Alberta film and television industry is reeling from the impact of Premier Ralph Klein's decision to get out of the biz, the crews are staying active, and with the help of Deputy Prime Minister, Sheila Copps, some shows like the very popular North of 60 may just eke out another season.
WASHINGTON -- Air Transport World Magazine, the leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry, predicts in its January issue that airlines in 2006 will eke out a profit worldwide, but will remain mired in red ink in the US for the sixth consecutive year.
DEREK SHAW is currently leading the trainers' standings on the all weather and can eke out a fourth consecutive victory from Epidaurian King at Southwell.
Both elementary and middle schools have very limited play space and usually you have kids running in all directions to find space to eke out an area to play,'' school board member Mike Lansing said.