I note by the papers that you have served your bit and are now out again digging around for your own meal ticket.
"No," said the man, eyeing the meal ticket with its twenty-one unpunched holes.
He was working round the Army Hotel a little every day, for which he got his bed and one meal ticket.
"Bet you five, my opera hat, a good mandolin and a meal ticket on Jim's place against your dress suit," said Petey promptly.
Even you, Kate, used to pass the leather on when Jim pinched one, which was doing your share in buying your meal ticket.
Waster was Leather-head's meal ticket, dicky knees and all, till he threw a splint.
You've been down there, and that goes for a meal ticket with me!
He meant to ask for a meal ticket, but the seemingly proper moment never came, and he decided to pay himself that night.
Then I thought about my meal ticket and looked worriedly around the room.
For he had said frankly that when he received his discharge from the Army he would have to dig up a job to get a meal ticket.