Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bedsit.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "They are being forced into bedsits and other overcrowded accommodation because they can't afford a one- or two-bedroom place."

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  • Various limits on what rents can be paid to private landlords have come into force since April last year and already families are moving out of more expensive London boroughs into other areas or into smaller accommodation in bedsits and hostels, it is claimed.

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  • I rent the property out to four graduates who are all currently employed, and the house has not been converted into bedsits.

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  • She married her second husband, the artist and writer Victor Musgrave, in Cairo during the war, and the couple came to England in 1945, to austerity and Soho and the Colony Room club, to a land of coffee bars and struggling writers in bedsits.

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  • But however capable our security services, the government's indulging in tortuous linguistic exercises like 'unislamic activity' and 'violent extremism' to avoid the obvious problem of Islamism - and the blind eye turned to the DIRTs in N Ireland - does little to dissuade the would-be self-detonaters in their bedsits in Luton of the moral seriousness or commitment of the British state.

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  • The participants were vulnerable, mainly living in cheap Victorian bedsits that have attracted hundreds of refugees, first from Kosovo and later economic migrants from Latvia, Lithuania and other EU states, drawn to Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea in the hope of getting work in food-processing factories.

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  • Her father was a founder of Eros, a student body which campaigned during the 70s and 80s for a separate Tamil state; his actions meant that Maya and her family were forced to return to London in 1987, where they lived in bedsits, hostels and council flats.

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  • If York planners approve, there'll also be 600 extra student bedsits and 17 staff jobs.

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  • We already have a situation in which 44% of websites disappear within a year - and this applies as much to national libraries and museums as it does to bedsits in Clapham.

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  • And why did the coppers in the 70s live in really grotty bedsits?

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