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I find the biggest problem people have is deciding what to do for a living after downshifting.
Poor patronage for the art had forced the artistes to take up alternative employment for a living.
For example, a century ago about 80 percent of the population worked the fields while today only a few percent pursue farming for a living.
He is one of a dwindling number of farmers who depend sorely on farming for a living.
But then he farmed for a living as had his father and grandfather before him.
Most people farmed for a living, and others took care of all necessary needs in the community.
I just can't fathom people who could have a quiet life, who don't have to be controversial for a living, but do it anyway.
Drawing comics for a living would appear to be a dream come true, but it has the unfortunate side effect of transforming leisure into work.
The taxi driver was of indeterminate national origin and quizzed me as to what I did for a living.
But for the most part, Mann is amazed that he is still able to indulge his interests for a living.
According to the lieutenant, playing rugby for a living is a doddle when you've survived cadet school.
Anyone who drives a car for a living will probably tell you LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas, is the most cost effective alternative.
It takes a special kind of person to choose to do this for a living, or to choose to volunteer their time in the local firehouses.
It is true that I have, like many who choose to write for a living, exaggerated senses of the absurd and the poignant.
You see, before I was a journalist, I worked for a living as an investigator of corporate racketeers.
He covers his tracks well, and he is always very vague about what he does for a living.
For a women who takes her clothes off for a living, Ms Deneuve is a bit coy.
Little Johnny was in his prep school class when the teacher asked the children what their fathers did for a living.
I guess you could consider me a dull old geezer who is not yet 65, but over 55 and who is still not accustomed to doing nothing for a living.
What I'd mistaken for a living stream just has in it fish that thrive in dead water.
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Mrs. Gilligan was a poor Irishwoman who took in washing and ironing for a living.
If, however, there is a slip-up I will be dependent on my position for a living.
We cut rattans in the forest for a handful of rice, and for a living swept the decks of big ships and heard curses heaped upon our heads.
Luckily for the man, nurse Angela Jones, 29, who resuscitates people for a living, was on hand to save him after he collapsed in Asda.
Although Daughtry did not know it, because Del Mar was laying off for a vacation, the man did trained-animal turns for a living.
He was a proletarian, according to his own aggressive classification, and he had wanted to write for a living.
The gulf yawned between her and him at the awesome thought of a person who did not have to work for a living.
She won't think much of a boy that has to pick berries for a living.
In 1879 the Watsons, their infant daughter and two Chinese servants were the only inhabitants of Lizard Island, farming trochus shells for a living.
She had never had a slave under her control previously to myself, and prior to her marriage she had been dependent upon her own industry for a living.
Emilie doesn't like to mention me or what I do for a living.
He's a writer, wittier than the obituaries he writes for a living.
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