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The 'pension' group

These nouns refer to a particular source of income. This use is productive: noun groups referring to particular incomes are also used with this pattern, as in on \$370 a week and on £40,000 a year.
This would be a powerful encouragement to the unemployed to find a job instead of living on benefit.
At the beginning of last year I was on the dole for three months.
I think it most unfair that they intend to make my wife wait until age 67 before she can retire on a pension.
Earnings and income are always used with words that make the meaning more specific.
Social security assistance is available for people on low incomes.
  • on benefit /benefits
  • on income support
  • on jobseeker's allowance
  • on universal credit
  • on welfare
  • on the dole
  • The following are used as normal count nouns.
  • earnings
  • income
  • pension
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