German translation of meal ticket
- (US, literal)
- (figurative) that letter of introduction was his meal ticket for the next few months
dank des Empfehlungsschreibens konnte er sich die nächsten paar Monate über Wasser halten
⇒ a boyfriend is just a meal ticket to a lot of girls
viele Mädchen haben nur einen Freund, um sich von ihm aushalten zu lassen
Example Sentences Including 'meal ticket'
When the cat jumped onto the rim in search of her meal ticket I sprang with the guile of an adolescent lion and made a grab for her.THE MANANA MAN (2002)
Secretly I wondered if perhaps once Alice had heard the news she'd decided Marcus was no longer a reliable meal ticket.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Then we went into TV together and I thought that our partnership was my meal ticket for life.MAN AND WIFE (2002)
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Translation of meal ticket from the Collins English to German Dictionary
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