Business before pleasure
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We must take care of our responsibilities before enjoying ourselves.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use Business before pleasure in a sentence
If they had listened to the excellent motto, "Business before pleasure," they might never have been married.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
I wish I could keep you company longer, but business before pleasure, you know.Making His Way|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Mr. Smith always puts business before pleasure; haven't you found that out yet, Mr. Jibbey?The Real Man|Francis Lynde
"We will excuse you, Mr. Winthrope—business before pleasure, always," said Edith.Edith and John|Franklin S. Farquhar
But, hum—ha, no doubt at present he has done the right thing in attending to business before pleasure.Leonore Stubbs|L. B. Walford