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narrow circumstances

Definition of narrow circumstances in English:

Poverty.
Example sentences
  • Low profits for the innkeepers of the Alps mean narrowed circumstances in large parts of Switzerland
  • It is a revelation in those narrowed circumstances how simple life can be when it is shriven of the accretions of social usage and conformity.
  • It is a chance I am willing to take, a choice for freedom that I, in my narrowed circumstances, make.
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