the poor

noun

: poor people
He gave money to the poor.

Examples of the poor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that media narrative, and the poor polling fueling it, are a new reality that now must be disproven, not denied or wished away. Dana Milbank, Washington Post, 6 July 2024 Several major donors, who have pumped thousands into the Biden campaign, told USA TODAY that they were not given satisfactory answers as to what caused the poor performance. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 4 July 2024 He's overcome a lot of disabilities, the poor guy, in his life. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 3 July 2024 Read: Nothing is cooler than going out to dinner Sure, trying and failing to nab a reservation is literally a champagne problem—pity the poor soul who can’t splurge on dinner and a bottle of Dom Perignon Brut. Saahil Desai, The Atlantic, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the poor 

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“The poor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20poor. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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