charity case


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Noun1.charity case - a case for a welfare worker
case - a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
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But not so fast it might serve as a reminder that as a country, we are a bit of a charity case.
How did a state that in 1791 embodied the dreams and hopes of many enslaved Africans in the New World become a charity case synonymous with social pathologies such as poverty, violence, corruption, disease, and hunger?
Because she was an orphan, Maud was treated as a "charity case" when she began to attend school, even by her peers.
And I'm not a charity case where all of a sudden, because people are really wondering what's going on, I'm just going to hop and jump at their beck and call.
Mr Love isn't a charity case. He rents a flat, he is entitled to his money.
None of them have ever treated me like a stranger or a charity case.'
He underlined that the Palestinian issue is a humanitarian, political and security issue, and expressed regret that certain sides describe it as a charity case, which damages the Palestinian cause and nature.
is here to make money But we're not some charity case, needing to sing and dance for a man like Trump so he can throw a dime in our bunnet.
Embarrassed at feeling like a charity case, she's more determined than ever to keep her head down and fit in.
And he is presented with one in his somewhat desperate shape by his friend in the Sheriff's department, albeit as a charity case and limited in scope.
I figured, "Well, I guess I'm going to have to wait a couple of years," but then they hooked me up, like a little charity case, I guess.