Example sentences for: affluent

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

  • A Lexus ad in Car and Driver or Fortune is pretty well targeted at affluent people who like fancy cars.

  • And 2) the affluent suburban hospitals they have bought never had much charity care in the first place, so what's with the "dumping needy patients" charge?

  • The 15-year-old Vivian struggles with her developing sexuality and the crazy dynamics of her less than affluent family, which includes Alan Arkin as her baffled father and Marisa Tomei as her drug-addled cousin.

  • Washington's new mayor, Anthony A. Williams, wants to move the beleaguered University of the District of Columbia from its affluent Northwest Washington digs to Anacostia, the District's poorest and most isolated area.

  • 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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