Idiom of the Week: Bring Home the Bacon

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Meaning: To make money, or to earn money for your family.


Who brings home the bacon in your family?

I’ve been working hard and bringing home the bacon.

“When can I get an iPhone, daddy?” “When you start bringing home the bacon.”


Pop Quiz:

If you bring home the bacon, you probably…

A.  don’t have a job.

B.  are looking for a job.

C.  have a job.

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The correct answer is C. The picture above is of bacon and Kevin Bacon. Kevin Bacon is an actor, and he has regular work; therefore, Kevin Bacon brings home the bacon. A lot of it.

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