Sentence Examples


  • The "other items" proved to be a notebook with hundreds of practiced letters and numbers, a pen and dried ink bottle, a white dress with a thrift store smell that had aged to yellow, a comb, hair brush, some ancient under things and a pair of ladies shoes.
  • Just to be on the safe side, Dean stopped at a thrift store and purchased a nondescript jacket and a slouched hat.
  • In Liguria and Sardinia the habit of thrift is less developed.
  • It was hailed with satisfaction by the Unionists, but the pure economists complained that he had thrown sobriety and thrift to the winds.
  • Public thrift does not, so far, seem to have been diminished.

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