live off the backs of sb

live off the backs of somebody (to use what other people produce in order to live, without giving them anything in exchange) — захребетничать; жить за чужой счет; сидеть на шее

Example 1: Hey, ain't you sick of living off you mom and dad's back? — Тебе не надоело еще сидеть на шее у родителей?

Example 2: He was one of the wealthiest dictators of all time and he lived off the backs of the people.

Example 3: .

Example 4:

Сиде́ть на ше́е: to live off someone
Сиде́ть на ше́е: to live off someone

See also
[сидеть на шее]
[free ride]
[халява]