What do you do for a living?

What do you do for a living?(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ¿Qué haces para ganarte la vida?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
What do you do for a living? - I'm a lawyer.¿Qué haces para ganarte la vida? - Soy abogado.
b. ¿Qué hace para ganarse la vida?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What do you do for a living? - I'm a teacher and I'm also an Uber driver on the side.¿Qué hace para ganarse la vida? - Soy maestro y además soy conductor de Uber.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
What do you do for a living? - I'm a flamenco singer and a financial analyst.¿A qué te dedicas? - Soy cantante de flamenco y analista financiero.
What do you do for a living? - I'm unemployed.¿A qué se dedica? - Estoy desempleado.
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