She used the money to help her family buy food.
They'd kept back just enough to buy food for the children.
Being very poor, the man could not buy them enough food when they came.
How's she going to get in town to buy food?
Others are coming back to find they can't buy food.
She could lose her job, not have a place to live or money to buy food.
And you needed money to buy food on the march.
The other thing is, she wouldn't buy food for the two of us.
But they were the only ones in the party who had money to buy food.
At least we've got some money to buy food with, and we'll know how to ask for it.