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adjective Indurated; firm.
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With tax-filing season already started, our Government wants to make sure Canadian families take advantage of all the tax credits they are eligible for and keep their hard-earned dollars, said MP Butt.
I would much rather my hard-earned money go to our pensioners who have been honest, hardworking, loyal workers for much of their lives.
So in my own humble opinion, they shouldn't be telling the ordinary man or woman how to spend their hard-earned cash.
His newfound and hard-earned role on the team has transformed him, and he believes he owes everything to Coach Reeves, who announces his retirement after winning the division championship.
Thousands of demonstrators rallied in central Kathmandu on Friday, saying violence and terror unleashed by communist rebels was threatening Nepal's hard-earned democracy.
It is during recovery that your hard-earned training gains are made.
The industry implies that all its hard-earned profits go into basic research.
Ohio taxpayers should never be forced to contribute their hard-earned dollars to a church or church school," said the Rev.
In 1979 I began furiously lifting weights and therefore stripped off the feminizing froufrou of my former getups to show off my hard-earned gains.
More and more, California's seniors have become the targets of unscrupulous fraudsters who want nothing more than to part seniors from their hard-earned money," said CBA president and CEO Janet W.
UHS has taken our hard-earned tax dollars to subsidize their private, for-profit business.
She first spent a hard-earned and carefully planned nest egg that, without the illness, would have provided for comfortable living the rest of her life.