Definition of 'hard-working'
Example sentences containing 'hard-working'
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They are obviously very diligent and hard-working. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As usual, it is hard-working people who have their holidays disrupted and not the bosses or union leaders. The Sun (2016)Why should us hard-working taxpayers dole these people out again? The Sun (2009)Most of us pride ourselves on being hard-working and diligent. Christianity Today (2000)We must retain these vital safeguards for hard-working people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is just another form of tax that will hit the honest and hard-working. The Sun (2009)He is a hard-working young man who seems to have his feet on the ground. The Sun (2011)It should not overly burden the hard-working taxpayer. The Sun (2013)This is how it inspires women to be rather than becoming hard-working successful people. The Sun (2016)That would put the financial security of hard-working people and their families at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both treat honest hard-working taxpayers with sneering contempt. The Sun (2009)Because many hard-working taxpayers in our country earn less than that. The Sun (2015)He was obviously a hard-working honest and proud man put in a position he could not cope with. The Sun (2009)It is not the job of teachers or government ministers to ensure that youngsters grow up to be decent hard-working citizens. The Sun (2012)If he is too weak to stand up to the unions he is too weak to stand up for hard-working people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was a hard-working family man until then which led to ruin and death after he was targeted by a gang of conmen. The Sun (2010)Most are decent, hard-working people who retain at least some of their idealism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The vast majority of bank workers are honest hard-working people on average pay but have been tarred with the same brush as you and your ilk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How many other decent, hard-working families will be robbed of a good father and loving husband? The Sun (2008)It is all of a piece with the hard-working, man of the people image. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's an absolute insult to the hard-working people of this country. The Sun (2014)It catches hard-working, diligent people who make sacrifices so they can buy their own homes and set aside savings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Definition of hard-working from the Collins English Dictionary
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