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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The vacated plot should be an open space where the Government or the QMC should undertake block forestation to defend the climate and provide an open and healthy space for the people to breathe.We have drawn the attention of the Chief Minister, the Chief Secretary and all the Members of the Provincial Assembly to ensure that there is no addition to the concrete jungle in Quetta and the recently vacated plot of Mutton market should be used only to improve the climate and curtail the pollution causing chest diseases and cancer among the larger number of residents of Quetta.
Parks and gardens serve as lungs for a city that is otherwise a concrete jungle. Today, most of the parks and gardens are in a bad shape.
But gradually the sea has been reclaimed and changed into a concrete jungle in the name of development and progress.
Tracks like Do The Dog and Concrete Jungle are every bit as relevant as they were back in the day, all played with a passion and conviction that puts other bands to shame.
Living the drab life in the concrete jungle is a plain monotony and the wild wilderness simulation created in Rainforest was a welcome relief for all the guests.
If you live in a concrete jungle but long for greener pastures, Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, $18.95) has a solution.
* After an affair with Manhattan's concrete jungle. Erica Werner moved to Brooklyn for space to grow.
Am I a movin' covert in the concrete jungle with my name on a reeducation camp" list and concealment is critical?
In a concrete jungle: Take the stairs - two at a time, go up and down sideways, or hop from one step to the next for a plyometric workout.
Recently Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith was pursuing the Thatcherite agenda of urging people to abandon their communities, and move to whichever concrete jungle where there might be work.
Hong Kong's concrete jungle became somewhat more menacing with the astonishing pavement paintings that strand strollers in shark- infested waters and gets them stalked by fierce prowling tigers.
Bionically-enhanced Nathan "RAD" Spencer returns for more over-the-top action, as you swing and shoot your way through this new concrete jungle. It retains the premise of the original, yet this time in the well-designed 3D environment of towering buildings, suspended roadways and monorails, deep canyons and sheer rock faces.
Some critics thought it a little too well manicured, comparing it to a big floating window box, but the effect of a slab of lush greenery gliding past the arid concrete jungle of Manhattan will doubtless endure in the memory of those fortunate enough to witness it.
Objectors to the plan last night said they were 'disappointed' and feared it could pave the way for parts of the county to become a 'red-brick and concrete jungle'.
Evie Rhodes, an award-winning gospel songwriter, has produced a thriller that brings speculative fiction out from the concrete jungle.