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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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According to the 2019 Finacess Household Survey released on Wednesday by CBK and FSD, the cost of living has been on an upward trend, triggering a hand to mouth means of survival.
The 60-year-old woman from Manchester, who asked not to be named, said: When you've got something long-term like this, you're living hand to mouth. It's terrible."
Carl Kingsley, mitigating, stressed Farrant was a single mum who previously lived "hand to mouth."
So many parents in 21st century Britain are living hand to mouth.
Seems to me this Tory government don't care about the working families living from hand to mouth, the unemployed or the disabled.
They are living from hand to mouth, never certain from where the next meal might come.
Droppings and urine present a risk of gastrointestinal infection through accidental hand to mouth transfer.
Let the MPs live in the real world, living from hand to mouth, or from week to week not resting on their laurels.
Hand to mouth, Hand over mouth No eve contact, Labour-saving.
This represents a fundamental change as workers traditionally had little spare cash to spend but rather lived hand to mouth. What makes this emergence so interesting is that most workers - as opposed to the middle classes - do not aspire to expensive, imported consumer goods but their spending goes more directly towards goods and services provided by local economies - and this holds obvious advantages for Africa.