Sentence Examples


  • Wages fell precipitately, as also did rents.
  • In 1882 there was a very important advance in wages; carpenters received 11s.
  • The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.
  • Wages have risen from 22~6 centimes per hour (on an average) to 26.3 centimes, but not in all industries.
  • Hence, although wages are painfully low, the cost of production to the manufacturer is relatively high; and it is still further increased by the cost of the raw materials, by the heavy rates of transport owing to the distance from the sea, by the dearness of capital and by the scarcity of fuel.
 

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