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Example Sentences for "poor"

About a quarter of the population of India is too poor to be able to afford an adequate diet.

Someone once joked that the advantage of being poor is that a doctor will cure you faster.

Advocates for the poor say the government's tax cuts will not benefit those that need help the most.

Many of the people leading today's anti-sweatshop movement are longtime advocates of the Third World's poor and marginalized.

A Chinese proverb notes that a dog shows affection even to a poor family.

Discussion question: Do you think that the rich countries of the world have a responsibility to aid the poor countries? On the Titanic, many poor passengers on the lower decks did not hear the alarm until it was too late.

We haven't altered our plans despite the poor weather.

Freedom from slavery did not dramatically alter the lives of the thousands of African-Jamaicans, most of whom remained poor peasants.

Children in many countries are often forced to work in dangerous and abusive jobs because they are poor and have no other alternative.

The grizzly bear's amazing sense of smell makes up for its poor eyesight.

The coach of the national team apologized to his country for their poor performance in the World Cup.

We were totally appalled by the poor service at the restaurant.

They were simply appalled by the poor manners of the children.

The lack of services for the poor in this country is appalling.

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