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Example sentences from the Web for Uncle Sam
So even those families who don’t make enough to pay Uncle Sam would get a monthly check from the IRS and not have to pay it back.Congress Is Considering 2 Plans to Get More Money to Parents. Here's How Each Would Work|Belinda Luscombe|February 12, 2021|Time
Even better, when we file our taxes next spring, we'll get a $7,500 credit from Uncle Sam.Four Ars staffers bought electric cars recently—here’s what we got|Timothy B. Lee|November 22, 2020|Ars Technica
The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On his eighth try, more than three decades after he went in, the parole board finally voted to release Sam.
Back when Sam went upstate, job searches required nothing more than a typewriter, some paper, and the classifieds.
Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.
“We would just as soon stay away from a group that will create controversy,” the Cubs general manager Sam Bernabe told the paper.
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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Cultural definitions for Uncle Sam
A figure who stands for the government of the United States and for the United States itself. Uncle Sam — whose initials are the abbreviation of United States — is portrayed as an old man with a gray goatee who sports a top hat and Stars and Stripes clothing. During World War I and World War II, posters of Uncle Sam exhorted young men to join the armed forces. (Compare John Bull.)