comfortable circumstances


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comfortable circumstances

The state of having enough money to live well. We used to have barely enough money to pay rent, but ever since Pat got that promotion, we've been living in comfortable circumstances.
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Abaaoud, killed by French security forces in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, joins all the other sons (mainly sons) who could not abide the future despite comfortable circumstances and opted to take refuge from it in the all-resolving ideology of jihadist violence.
Since the international refugee convention was introduced in 1951, it has been about sharing our comparatively comfortable circumstances with people in need.
Some might say that human traf ficking only occurs in "other" countries, and we who live in comfortable circumstances have no connection with this unique suffering of others.
They belonged to all classes of society, but most of them were obviously in comfortable circumstances, and some were really wellto-do.
A producer can afford to invest in shooting at such unusual locations without having to cut costs on any other front, even if the choice of a place need not be accompanied by comfortable circumstances for shooting, thereby necessitating much higher expenditure.
Former Armed Forces minister Sir Nick said: "It is a very strange sense of priorities when children in poverty do not get a free lunch and 1.3million in comfortable circumstances do.
His estate came to her after her mother's death and put her into comfortable circumstances. She traveled a lot, studied painting in Paris and New York, visited Japan, and became well known for her watercolors and for her sharp opinions on many topics
"Those with limited incomes can no longer aspire to perform Haj in comfortable circumstances," he told Sabr news site.
Into these comfortable circumstances rushes Will Kwan's first exhibition in his native city.
It wasn't enough however, as Manama held on for a win in far less comfortable circumstances than they probably would have liked.
Those celebrating Christmas in comfortable circumstances should remember those less fortunate.
Seeking to strengthen support ahead of the 2012 assembly elections in the state, Mayawati said that only a very small section of upper caste people were in economically comfortable circumstances, because of which they needed reservations in jobs and education.
People in Oregon are in three categories in terms of their take on this Public Employees Retirement System boondoggle: 1) They are in PERS and think it makes sense; 2) They are in the private sector but don't make enough money for the mess to affect them and thus don't mind tax increases; 3) They are in the private sector and paying a lot for people to retire in more comfortable circumstances than their own.
Reared in comfortable circumstances in New England, Acheson found life at Groton difficult.
The first meeting is to be held at downclass Riverview, a place a world away from the comfortable circumstances of Dr Byrd's only child.