Definitions

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  • adjective tending to work with ardour

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Examples

  • Mr Flanagan, an engineer by trade, was described as a hard-working man by locals.

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  • He is presenting himself as a man who has little time for the chattering classes, the academics and lawyers and newspaper columnists who will recoil from the spectre of reviving chain gangs, and all the time in the world for the people he describes as "hard-working Ontarians who play by the rules."

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  • Mr Flanagan, an engineer by trade, was described as a hard-working man by locals.

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  • He is presenting himself as a man who has little time for the chattering classes, the academics and lawyers and newspaper columnists who will recoil from the spectre of reviving chain gangs, and all the time in the world for the people he describes as "hard-working Ontarians who play by the rules."

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  • The main beneficiaries are what politicians like to call "hard-working families" in the south-east of England being squeezed by spiralling private sector rents.

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  • A keen bodybuilder and father of a young daughter, Mr. Pimentel has been widely described as hard-working and cheerful.

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  • These so called hard-working Mexican are helping the cartels set up their distribution networks so they can have their La Raza Chicano Nation.

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  • Irish “racial” characteristics had become inherently American: Celts were declared to be naturally hard-working, orderly, loyal, and sexually restrained.

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  • The Republican Party members who drove the North to war believed that the laziness of slaves and masters threatened the hard-working culture of the free states.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • The rape of a slave woman disrupted the workings of the plantation, since angry slaves were not hard-working slaves.

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  • Muy trabajador(a)

    October 19, 2007