He was then a young man of twenty-five, eking out a living by tuition.
With the cane-bottomed one eking out a wooden one he lengthened the couch.
But this way of eking out the facts only seemed to him to falsify them.
The two had been eking out the remnants of Lois's school-money as best they might.
They had to have some way of eking out a reasonable existence.