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verb eke pronunciation in American English /ik/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyeke
he/she/itekes
present participleeking
past tenseeked
past participleeked

phrasal verb

eke out

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyeke out
he/she/itekes out
present participleeking out
past tenseeked out
past participleeked out
to get just enough money or food to be able to continue to exist
eke out a living/an existence: The family barely manages to eke out a living from their small farm.
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  1. a.
    to make something such as money or food last as long as possible
    Their meager supplies have to be eked out throughout the winter.

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