Family problems

K.I.P.P.E.R.S - "Kids In Parents' Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings"
Pay off -to settle (a debt, obligation, etc.)
Strapped for cash - without money, or low on money
To be at one's wits' ends - to be very worried or upset because you have tried every possible way to solve a problem but cannot do it
To contribute to smth -to donate
Charge the rent - to set a price in renting
Accumulate debts of - to gather debts
Sponge off - get something of somebody else, for nothing.
To get on the nerves - to annoy
To fly the nest - to leave your parents' home
To forfeit - to lose the right to do or have something because you have broken a rule
Black sheep of the family - the worst member of the family
It runs in the family - it is common for our family
Blood is thicker than water - relatives first, no matter what happens
To be a chip of the old block - to take after parents
To be as different as chuck and cheese - to be very different
We are like two peas in a pod - to be very similar
To get on like a house on fire - to get on very well

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