Examples of thrift in a Sentence
Through hard work and thrift they sent all of their children to college.
through hard work and thrift our father was able to raise the money to put all four of us through college
Recent Examples of thrift from the Web
In 2016, the 29 thrift stores operated the Idaho Youth Ranch runs around the state took in $17.4 million, according to the 2017 tax return filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
His parents’ diligence and thrift enabled them to give him a middle-class childhood and the opportunity to move up.
Vintage and thrift shopping can be very overwhelming because there's often a lot of people, loud music, and large amounts of products to sift through.
Glew said that on that particular day, there were two robberies very close together, including one near a thrift store that was near the library.
Rear seatbacks folded 60/40, making room for a trip to the thrift store with several boxes and larger items for donation.
Down to 100 pounds, Cooper went to Austin after his release, spent six months in the Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center and was assistant manager of one of its thrift stores until taking an offer in 2012 to manage the shelter.
Critics praised the acting, particularly Frances McDormand’s effortlessly foul mouthed character in a thrift-store-gold mechanic’s jumpsuit and Sam Rockwell’s conflicted cop.
Combine finds from thrift or antiques shops and discount stores.
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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