concrete jungle


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concrete jungle

An overcrowded, unsafe and/or crime-ridden urban environment or city, characterized by the congestion of large buildings and roads. After years living in that concrete jungle, I'm looking forward to being in a place with a bit of grass and friendly neighbors.
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One sure-fire way to combat any grey, concrete jungle is to embrace the cuteness of the candy shades.
If the cure for whatever ails you doesn't come in a bottle, box, or a medicine cabinet, it may be time to take a wellness vacation far away form the concrete jungle to the tropical beauty of the Caribbean and Hawaiian islands.
Scientists studying urban pollution have come forth with the jaw dropper that trees in New York City's concrete jungle grow twice as large as those in the countryside.
But we would soon be introduced to the concrete jungle of America.
With that, she traded the concrete jungle of the Big Apple for the powdery slopes of Vail, and inspiration soon struck.
Of the dozens of towering structures climbing from the concrete jungle of midtown Manhattan, among the most distinctive is the Citibank Building, a 58-story structure with a roof cut sharply at a 45-degree angle.
Ninety per cent of his clients are business people attempting to escape from the concrete jungle.
com, the world's premiere online animation and art community, today announced the launch of its latest art competition, The Concrete Jungle.
Elaine Adams Why don't they build houses with conventional gardens instead of concrete jungle flats?
Snow and Ice SNOW and ice Makes you think twice The concrete jungle Its a dangerous affair Snow and ice I can't get to work I can't do what I do I can stay warm I can give some help Snow and ice Makes you think twice See the children skating See the cars skidding When will it melt And turn to slush Snow and Ice Makes you think twice Up in the hills it is bad Frozen zones everywhere The big coats are out The grit lorries are out Its a waiting game In the city in the country Snow and ice Makes you think twice.
Let out councillors show a bit of courage and stand up to those who want us to become just another concrete jungle and refuse to build for the sake of it.
The town is nearly looking complete as a concrete jungle thanks to our planners who seem to have no idea how to blend one building into another.
A CONCRETE jungle in Everton has had a green makeover, thanks to a PS1,000 grant from housing association Riverside.
But gradually the sea has been reclaimed and changed into a concrete jungle in the name of development and progress.
The chorus goes: "In Newport, concrete jungle nothing in order, not far from the border.