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How to use well-to-do in a sentence
You never see a boxer come out of a well-to-do family because they have nothing to fight for.Bryan Cranston on Walter White’s Future, Directing ‘Better Call Saul,’ and Hillary 2016 | Marlow Stern | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She reportedly told police that she had 200 well-to-do customers.
She works as a maid, scrubbing floors and toilets of the well-to-do families in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Mohamed is a well-to-do young father and professional, a devout Muslim and a respected activist.As Protests Roil Egypt, Some In Opposition Bring Arms To ‘Defend Themselves’ | Mike Giglio | June 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That, in turn, increases the demand for things that well-to-do Spanish doctors like to buy, like fancy restaurant meals.
With time this land had mounted to great values and the holders had been made well-to-do thereby.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
His parents were of the well-to-do farming class, occupied from one year's end to the other with the work of the fields.Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
Widder Morse wants to ape these well-to-do folks that live tother end o Whiffle Street.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
A relative of the Virlaz family, well-to-do Jewish furriers of Leipsic.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
They were well-to-do folk and, according to Cesar Birotteau who knew them, old man Crottat was as "close as a snail."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for well-to-do
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