Sentence Examples

  • 13) extols his fame for rebuilding the desolate city of Jerusalem and for raising up fresh homes for the downtrodden people.
  • As the conquerors swept away the Roman fiscal system, which the Visigoths had retained, and replaced it by a poll tax (which was not levied on old men, women, children, cripples or the very poor) and a land tax, the gain to the downtrodden serfs of the fisc was immense.
  • A standard bearer for the rights of the truly downtrodden.
  • Harvey Pekar, the hilariously downtrodden Cleveland comic book artist, is the subject of AMERICAN SPLENDOR, titled after Pekar's autobiographical series.
  • When she arrived at the Women's Refuge, she was very downtrodden.

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