support oneself

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support oneself(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. mantenerse
My parents didn't help me go to college. I supported myself throughout my time there.Mis padres no me ayudaron a estudiar. Me mantuve durante toda mi carrera universitaria.
b. sustentarse
You're an adult now. You have to learn how to support yourself.Ya eres adulto. Tienes que aprender a sustentarte.
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