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To use something, or to be used

repurpose

verb

to reuse something for a different purpose from the one that was originally intended

upcycle

verb

go towards

to be used to help to pay for something

bring in

to use the skills of a particular group or person

fall back on

to use or do something else after other things have failed

draw on

to use something that you have gradually gained or saved

pour into

to give a lot of effort, money, or help to someone or something

base on

to use particular ideas or facts to make a decision, do a calculation, or develop a theory

adopt

verb

to start using a particular way of speaking, thinking, or behaving that is not the one you usually use

use

verb

to get a benefit for yourself from something that is available to you

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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