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the word "breadwinner" And she recently added the label of sole breadwinner, because her husband just got laid off. What is "added the label of"? And what is "sole breadwinner"?
Feb 16, 2014 4:40 AM
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Hello! To be the "sole breadwinner" in a household means that you are the person who is earning all of the money, and who is financially supporting the household. The sentence you gave as an example is a little odd -- it would be more correct to write, "was given the label of sole breadwinner". Let me know if you have any more questions about what this word means. =)
February 16, 2014
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