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How to use meal ticket in a sentence
Older musicians, such as Jo Jones, Sonny Greer, Sammy Price, Russell Procope, and Earle Warren, who had known Schaap as an eccentric teen-ager now welcomed him as a meal ticket.Phil Schaap, jazz scholar, historian and broadcaster, dies at 70|Tim Page|September 8, 2021|Washington Post
Farrell issued a ticket to an 18-year-old shipyard worker for speeding and an improper exhaust mechanism, according to the TP.
Yet we keep doing the cleanses, buying the meal replacement bars, and joining Weight Watchers.
Like any exciting meal, Food will leave you smiling and satisfied.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the mid-afternoon, Ramos and Liu were parked on Tomkins Avenue on a meal break.
One area that would immediately benefit is revenue from ticket sales.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Individual samples may be slightly alkaline, especially after a full meal.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
He had got his ticket of admission to the Casino, after arriving yesterday evening; but the Rooms had not pleased him then.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Following the boys, Baptiste entered by the kitchen door to encounter the mother and three daughters preparing the meal.
Hilda suggested that the ticket-clerk should be interrogated, but the aperture of communication with him was shut.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
She smiled a smile after this that was one of satisfaction, and at that moment her sisters called that the meal was ready.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with meal ticket
A person or thing depended on as a source of income, as in Magic Johnson was a real meal ticket for his team, or Her interpersonal skills will be her meal ticket when she goes into sales. This metaphoric expression alludes to the earlier practice of handing out tickets that entitle their holder to a meal. [Early 1900s]