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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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.
His estate came to her after her mother's death and put her into comfortable circumstances.
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.
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.
I have seen hard times, [and] face the dangers of disease and exposure and perils of all kinds, but I count them as nothing if they enable me to place myself and family in comfortable circumstances.
Pu Yi now tried to fly to Korea and on to Japan, but he was caught by Soviet troops at Mukden airport and flown to Siberia where he was kept captive, though in comfortable circumstances, until 1950 when the Russians handed him over to the Communist regime in China.
Born into comfortable circumstances in Lancaster, Massachusetts (near the birthplace of Johnny Appleseed), Burbank was inspired by Charles Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication (1869) to see that he could use his love of nature to join the ranks of the era's heroic inventor/entrepreneurs.
They lived in comfortable circumstances so the young boy was not one of the poor Currency Lads.
Bell was one of Robins's close friends and collaborators, but her politics were conservative, connected to status quo and her own economically comfortable circumstances.