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)The hard-working majority of decent people in this country are responsible but the bankers were not. Times, Sunday Times (2009)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)It is sickening to see yet another foreign family being kept by hard-working taxpayers. The Sun (2012)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)The people who cause trouble through alcohol will not stop but honest hard-working citizens are made to pay - again. The Sun (2008)
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