prostitute


prostitute
01. Most [prostitutes] are women, and most of their clients are men.
02. As long as men are willing to pay strangers for sex, [prostitution] will continue to exist.
03. Young women brought to the capital from the countryside are often forced into [prostitution] by poverty, and lack of education.
04. He is an excellent actor who has [prostituted] himself by making cheap action films.
05. Working as a [prostitute] is an ugly, dangerous business in this country.
06. It has often been suggested that [prostitution] is the world's oldest profession.
07. Some people feel that legalizing [prostitution] would give people working in the sex trade greater protection.
08. Sometimes a person who is destitute finds herself tempted to go out on the street as a [prostitute].
09. William Booth once observed that the profession of a [prostitute] is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
10. In spite of the fact that [prostitution] is illegal, it continues to be a part of probably every society on the planet.
11. It is said that the Madonna in the painting "The Death of the Virgin" by the Italian artist Caravaggio was modeled on his [prostitute] lover.
12. The victims of London's infamous killer Jack the Ripper, were all [prostitutes].
13. [Prostitution] is legal in Holland, but the women who sell sex have to charge sales tax.
14. Mary Wollstonecraft once suggested that a woman's financial dependence on a man in marriage is 'legal [prostitution].'
15. Children in developing countries are sometimes trafficked into [prostitution] rings.

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