IDIOM – BRING HOME THE BACON

bring home the bacon IDIOMMeaning – to earn money / to get good results

Example sentence – I really don’t feel like going to work today but someone’s got to bring home the bacon.

Synonymous Idioms – to make a living

More Examples from British National English Corpus

1. He says you know what a woman wants in a husband is a man who can bring home the bacon.

2. I felt a responsibility to take care of my child. That was the motivation to bring home the bacon.

3. Judith took on the role of House Mother while John and I usually showed up with the items, literally bringing home the bacon.

4.  As for the so called unemployed, they need to get up a bit earlier and try a bit harder to bring home the bacon for the larder.

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