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adjective Indurated; firm.
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We want high-quality construction for which we pay good hard-earned money.
Yet, far too often, workers bear the brunt of the bankruptcy pain by sacrificing their hard-earned pension benefits.
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.
As the mother of two autistic boys, Kathy Labosh draws upon her experience and hard-earned expertise to write The Child With Autism At Home: The Home-Life Guide which is a succinct compilation of 350 tips for parenting an autistic child in every area of the home environment including the attic, master bedroom, child's bedroom, "the corner", the family room, playroom, music room, kitchen, study, bathroom, broom closet, even the front and back doors.
If this book's breadth and tone is any indication, the modern solution to this historic problem is to do neither task--to engage instead in a kind of "activist-lite" that allows all black people to advance without the black middle class forfeiting its hard-earned jobs and SUVs.
INVESTING PRIMER Here's what you need to know before you invest your hard-earned cash.
Through her trial in the mountains, Erin develops a hard-earned sense of empathy both for her mother and for her new friend, Mae.
B Topham says jump jockeys are being robbed of hard-earned rides IT IS regrettable that the Racing Post should give such favourable publicity to Keiren Fallon and Jamie Spencer being allowed to ride in the Champion Bumper at Cheltenham.
A well-researched history of a truly phenomenal high school team's hard-earned success.
Find out where your elected representatives stand on veterans issues and frankly tell them what you think should be done to preserve and protect your hard-earned rights and benefits.
Parasites are the ultimate moochers, earning a living by stealing hard-earned nutrients from their hosts.