Definition of 'class background'
Example sentences containing 'class background'
Those from a working class background?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
MY parents were from a working class background.The Sun (2010)
I have a working class background.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2006)
Despite its prosperous location, more than a quarter of the intake is drawn from lower social class backgrounds and it is seeking to widen its appeal further.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The show is touring 20 universities throughout the UK and there are officers from working class backgrounds on hand to discuss their roles.The Sun (2015)
Definition of class background from the Collins English Dictionary
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