Example sentences for: pittance

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

  • Now, it's a pittance, right?

  • And as long as you have no realistic alternative to industrialization based on low wages, to oppose it means that you are willing to deny desperately poor people the best chance they have of progress for the sake of what amounts to an aesthetic standard--that is, the fact that you don't like the idea of workers being paid a pittance to supply rich Westerners with fashion items.

  • (After all, Scheck earns a pittance compared with what he could if he were a full-time criminal defense attorney.)

  • Before he was 40, Rockefeller controlled all but a pittance of the country's oil.

  • His pittance every night, He did it with a jealous look,

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