Words nearby poor relation
How to use poor relation in a sentence
Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.
If so, he has his silence -- on top of poor judgment -- to blame.
But most likely it was linked to the way priests identify with the poor in the face of government and criminal abuses.
What they actually mean by that is, you know, he actually knows some people that are poor.
For those living in poor communities in particular, interactions with police rarely come with good news and a smile.
This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.Children's Ways|James Sully
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
He did believe you, more or less, and what you said fell in with his own impressions—strange impressions that they were, poor man!Confidence|Henry James
The relation existing between the balmy plant and the commerce of the world is of the strongest kind.
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Other Idioms and Phrases with poor relation
An inferior member of a group, as in Many regard Turkey as the poor relation in the European alliance. This expression, first recorded in 1720 for a family member in humble circumstances, began to be used figuratively in the mid-1900s.