Sentence Examples


  • Arrears of land tax to the extent of E.I,245,000 were cancelled.
  • Meanwhile he wrote demanding arrears of pay, with the threat of resignation if the money were not forthcoming, but the king intimated that the loss of Conway had been due to his negligence, and only sent part of the money.
  • The petition from the army to the parliament for arrears of pay was suppressed and the petitioners declared enemies of the state.
  • In many parts of the empire the soldiers rarely receive more than eight months' pay in the year, although in Constantinople the arrears are not so large.
  • The sum fixed was subsequently thought too large, and in 1832 the arrears, amounting to a considerable sum, were remitted, and all future payments on this account relinquished.