1. aavzla New Member

    Spanish - Venezuela
    Que significa esta expresion cuando dicen que una persona es el Bread & Butter?
    What does that mean when referring to a person??

    Muchas Gracias por la ayuda.

  2. Darinha Junior Member

    English-New Zealand
    Perhaps it is referring to the fact that that person is the main income earner,the person that provides the 'bread and butter' or basic income. For example, immigration documents are a translators 'bread and butter'. (what create the main income).

    hope that helps a little.
  3. Edwin

    Edwin Senior Member

    Tampa, Florida, USA
    USA / Native Language: English

    "He is my bread and butter" quiere decir "El es el proveedor de las cosas que necesito para vivir"

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