Example sentences for: affluent

How can you use “affluent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One of James' trademark innocents, Catherine is acted upon by three titanic forces: her father, Dr. Sloper (Albert Finney), whose express desire to protect a daughter he considers ugly and witless takes the form of ruthless repression; her aunt, (Maggie Smith), who wishes to weave out of her niece's life a breathlessly melodramatic romance; and Morris Townsend (Ben Chaplin), the playboy who has squandered a modest inheritance and now seeks salvation in the form of this unloved, unlovely, and affluent young woman.

  • Bond must have found it satisfying to be accepted by a black person who had been raised hard--and who was not from the affluent set.

  • After praising Garten for taking seriously the possibility that "the growing ability of the 10 to produce sophisticated goods and services at rock-bottom prices could drag down the standard of living of even affluent, well-educated Americans," Tonelson chided him for imagining that developing countries, China included, would provide important new markets for advanced-country exports: "[C]onsumer markets in these emerging countries are likely to stay small for decades ...

  • These affluent, tech-savvy women are libertarian on social and economic issues but believe government must do more for education and training.

  • It is a remarkable coincidence that none of Kemp's "ideas" for helping the poor--which get him so much credit for being "compassionate"--involves any effort or sacrifice by the affluent and the middle class.


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