How would you translate 「腰掛で仕事をする」in this sentence.




「腰掛{こしかけ}で」 in this phrase has an idiomatic meaning of "temporarily".

Thus, the phrase means "(many women) just work temporarily (until they get married)"

(The original meaning of 「腰掛{こしかけ}」is "a chair", "a bench", etc.)

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