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Example sentences from the Web for breadwinner
At a time when there was no federal or state safety net, charitable organizations sprang into action to provide resources for families who had lost their breadwinners, or to take in the countless children left orphaned by the disease.
There’s fierce pressure economically, to provide for one’s family, and socially, to conform with the expectation that men be hardworking and persistent breadwinners.
Victims are often the primary breadwinners of their households, so every death and disability contributes to the cycle of poverty.Cheap, innovative venom treatments could save tens of thousands of snakebite victims|Christie Wilcox|September 19, 2020|Science News
Injuring the family breadwinner is the same as injuring yourself.
Locking up the primary breadwinner can push a family from working-class to impoverished.Why Isn’t Prison Justice on the Ballot This Tuesday?|Inimai Chettiar, Abigail Finkelman|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even though my dad was the breadwinner, he always had this joke that he changed my diaper once, so she had a lot on her plate.Patricia Arquette Uncut: Drunken Mischief with Johnny Depp, ‘True Romance’ Crush, and ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Four years ago, Omar became the primary breadwinner for his eight member family after his father passed away.Palestinian Children: The Invisible Workers of Israeli Settlements|Dina Elmuti|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Last month, a Pew study showed that 40 percent of U.S. households now have a woman as the leading breadwinner.Pop Culture’s House Husbands Lag Behind the Reality in American Homes|Soraya Roberts|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are many thousands of families in which the breadwinner does not earn more than ten dollars a week at best.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
There was a great contrast between the genius and the breadwinner, the half-beast of burden.We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche
The man was not above playing the spy, and he had of course a jealous interest in the fate of that chief breadwinner—his daughter.The Cruise of the Make-Believes|Tom Gallon
Surely he is a stern moralist who would deny this satisfaction to the breadwinner of a family.Worldly Ways and Byways|Eliot Gregory
But she was not educated, and she was the chief breadwinner of the family, and her mother leant upon her so much.The White Queen of Okoyong|W.P. Livingstone