English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "luxury"

, we think nothing of itFor many people in the world, owning a fridge and stove is an unbelievable luxury, but here in the U.S., we think nothing of it.

They spent their honeymoon in a luxurious motel at Long Beach.

She was raised in a life of luxury and wealth, and simply can't understand the problems of the working class.

Skiing is a luxury that we can afford only once a year or so.

He drives a luxury car, but lives in a cheap little apartment.

My wife and I are going to enjoy the luxury of a weekend without kids for the first time in years.

Computers are a real luxury in some parts of the world, though they seem very commonplace in Japan now.

Police forces and court systems are made necessary by the unequal distribution of luxury goods.

In its day, the Titanic was the largest and most luxurious ocean liner afloat.

If the bulk of one's income is spent on food, there is very little left for other essentials, not to mention luxuries.

Charlie Chaplin once said, The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

George Eliot once observed that one must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

It is such a luxury for me to be able to sleep in on Saturdays now that my children are a little older and don't wake me up to play with them.

Someone once suggested that a necessity is almost any luxury you see in the home of a neighbor.

Volcanic soil in Uganda supports a varied and luxuriant plant life.

Luxury river boats dock along the banks of Baugin, the capital city of the Central African Republic.

The luxuriant forests of eastern Paraguay contrast with the dry grasses of the western part of the country.

Trains in Portugal provide fast luxury travel between the major towns.

In 1829, the Tremont Hotel opened in Boston; the cost of an overnight stay in one of the hotel's luxurious rooms was $2 a day, and included four meals.

Studies show that despite higher standards of living and the accumulation of more material luxuries than any generation before, we are more depressed and stressed than ever.

Discussion question: Are cars a necessity or a luxury in our modern world?

Find someone who hopes to buy a luxury car one day.


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