rich people


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Noun1.rich people - people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
poor, poor people - people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"
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Then very few persons have any idea of the large number of applications for help that rich people are constantly being flooded with.
The highest society then consisted, and I think always consist, of four sorts of people: rich people who are received at Court, people not wealthy but born and brought up in Court circles, rich people who ingratiate themselves into the Court set, and people neither rich nor belonging to the Court but who ingratiate themselves into the first and second sets.
He told Antonia that in his country only rich people had cows, but here any man could have one who would take care of her.
I don't envy her much, in spite of her money, for after all rich people have about as many worries as poor ones, I think," added Jo.
The bell has a tone that is wondrous sweet; let us stroll thither, and examine the matter nearer." And the rich people drove out, and the poor walked, but the way seemed strangely long to them; and when they came to a clump of willows which grew on the skirts of the forest, they sat down, and looked up at the long branches, and fancied they were now in the depth of the green wood.
My son-in-law wants to stand as a permanent member; they're not rich people, and he must be brought forward.
To Princess Mary it was strange that now, at a moment when such sorrow was filling her soul, there could be rich people and poor, and the rich could refrain from helping the poor.
I learned to play at cricket, to hate rich people, to cure warts, to write Latin verses, to swim, to recite speeches, to cook kidneys on toast, to draw caricatures of the masters, to construe Greek plays, to black boots, and to receive kicks and serious advice resignedly.
You are very fond of bending little minds; but where little minds belong to rich people in authority, I think they have a knack of swelling out, till they are quite as unmanageable as great ones.
Here are a young gentleman and a young lady, both rich people; both well matched in birth and character; one of age, and the other marrying with the full consent and approval of her guardian.
We can't buy one minute of time with cash; if we could, rich people would live longer.
But he was inferior to most rich people, there is not the least doubt of it.