Hand To Mouth, living from

Meaning of Idiom ‘Live (from) Hand to Mouth’ To live from hand to mouth means to only have enough money to buy the utmost essentials that one presently needs; to have barely enough money to survive and no ability to save so that one is always on the verge of not having food, shelter, etc.; 1Brenner, … Read more

From Rags To Riches

Also: Rags to riches Meaning of Idiom ‘From Rags to Riches’ Rags to riches is a way of describing a person who starts out in extreme poverty then becomes very wealthy. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage “MacMillan seems like a typical Wall Street figure, but in reality, his is a … Read more