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La pobre chica se ganaba la vida vendiendo flores.
The poor girl made a living by selling flowers.
David se ganaba la vida tocando la guitarra en las esquinas.
David earned money by playing his guitar on street corners.
A tu edad, tu hermano ya se ganaba la vida y contribuía.
At your age, your brother was already earning his way.
Sr. Meyer, ¿tiene idea de cómo se ganaba la vida Kyle?
Mr. Meyer, do you have any idea what Kyle did for a living?
Él se ganaba la vida como maestro.
He earned his living as a teacher.
Te dije que la confianza se ganaba, estaba equivocada.
I told you trust had to be earned, and I was wrong.
Un artista, así llamado, no ese artista, ese artista se ganaba la vida.
An artist, so called, not that artist that artist earned his living.
En serio, se ganaba la vida escribiendo cartas.
Seriously. He wrote letters for a living.
Cuando se ganaba una batalla jurídica, se adoptaban más medidas.
As a victory was won on one point of law, more measures were introduced.
¿Cómo se ganaba la vida Matthew?
How did Mathew make a living?
Su esposo se ganaba la vida arreglando zapatos, ella atendía la casa y las niñas.
Her husband earned his livelihood mending shoes, she looked after the house and the children.
Con arroz se ganaba muy bien.
You could make a good living from rice.
Recuerdas cuando... hablé de cómo se ganaba la vida tu padre, como antes de tu accidente.
Remember when we talked about what your dad did for a living, like before your accident.
La gente asume que solo porque mi padre se ganaba la vida tocar la guitarra, también puedo jugar.
People assume that just because my dad made his living playing guitar, I can also play.
Sergio instaló un molino y se ganaba la vida bien, en medio de la gratitud de sus vecinos.
Sergio installed a mill and earned a good living and the gratitude of his neighbors.
Durante los primeros años, Fauré se ganaba la vida de forma modesta como organista y maestro, lo que le dejaba poco tiempo para componer.
After graduating from the college in 1865 Fauré earned a modest living as an organist and teacher, leaving him little time for composition.
La ventaja en el mundo antiguo no se ganaba por la raza sino por el conocimiento, y especialmente el conocimiento de los secretos de la longevidad.
Advantage in the ancient world was not gained by race but from knowledge, and especially knowledge of the secrets of longevity.
Sí, casi caí en el error... de suponer que usted se ganaba la vida como dactilógrafa, pero por supuesto, es obvio que se dedica a la música.
Yes, I nearly fell into the error of supposing you earned a living by typewriting, but of course, it is obviously music.
La paz no se ganaba cuando los diplomáticos y los gobiernos definían los términos de un acuerdo de paz ni cuando se colocaban algunas firmas en una hoja de papel.
Peace was not won when diplomats and governments agreed on the terms of a peace accord, or when some signatures were placed on a piece of paper.
El tío Pedro se ganaba la vida trabajando en la mina.
Uncle Pedro earned his living working in the mine.
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