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1informal(source of income)she thought she had a meal ticket for life — pensó que tenía el futuro asegurado
- Major software suppliers are eyeing so-called ‘mid-market’ companies as a meal ticket to growth in a period of relatively stagnant spending on technology.
- But for all they know, you could just be a guy hanging on to a meal ticket.
- ‘Thought I was his meal ticket about two years ago,’ Jude admitted.
- The impoverished soldier sees his meal ticket, and sells his soul to the rock ‘n roll of untold riches; the price is fixed after the transaction.
- The spy senses a meal ticket in the making, and the eager beavers in the London and Washington ‘intelligence’ community are only too glad to participate in the delusion.
- And every Sunday and Thursday, when thousands of Mayan artisans display their wares in Chichicastenango, tourists are the meal ticket.
- He cursed himself; she was a meal ticket, nothing else.
- A full mailbox is a meal ticket for identity thieves.
- She knew he would be her meal ticket out of this dump.
- Because he has steady employment, Nanny keeps nagging Louise to marry him, however lovelessly, for a meal ticket.
- The Yankee ‘hyperpower’, so widely disparaged by many European politicians, is our meal ticket.
- The men stopped, but they were ready, not willing to give up, not willing to see their meal ticket blown apart either.
- On the other hand, Fox was a meal ticket, an attractive ally in researchers' quest for bigger budgets.
- Some architecture students, it seems, are interested in more than a meal ticket.
- She had only wanted a meal ticket with her new guy, but suddenly she had found herself in deep, over her head.
- Some labels put all their eggs in one basket, pushing their meal ticket to the point of virtual overexposure.
- Besides, if Ginger quits, where's Artie going to find another meal ticket?
- We were becoming the guy's meal ticket, and we had to put a stop to it.
- Maybe I should just find a couple more meal tickets?