welfare


welfare
01. He lost his job over a year ago, and now his family is surviving on [welfare] payments from the government.
02. You should consider the [welfare] of your family before you decide to take a job in another city.
03. People in this country who have no job can get money from [welfare], but it isn't much to live on.
04. She is a single mom living on [welfare], but somehow she manages to keep her kids happy and healthy.
05. Right-wing parties want to get people off [welfare], but they don't say what they will do to create employment for these people.
06. Why should I take a part-time job at this salary when I could get more money from [welfare]?
07. Sweden is a [welfare] state; the government provides free education and many social services.
08. There is a Russian proverb which states that gamblers do not contribute to the public [welfare].
09. Edmund Burke once said that it is a general popular error to imagine the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its [welfare].
10. Gangster Al Capone once remarked that anyone who can walk to the [welfare] office can walk to work.
11. A recent study stated that corrupt politicians and greedy business people in the developing world are putting private gain before the [welfare] of citizens and the economic development of their countries.
12. Denmark's social system is characterized by its extensive government [welfare] measures.
13. Sathya Sai Baba once said, "Your duty is to pray for the [welfare] of the world, and to work for it as far as it lies in your power."
14. Many people are becoming concerned about the [welfare] of animals raised for food.
15. The Korean government has implemented a number of policies intended to improve the [welfare] of the elderly.

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