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how the other half lives

Definition of how the other half lives in English:

Used to express or allude to the way of life of a different group in society, especially a wealthier one: he has spent six years showing TV viewers how the other half lives
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  • Though his conclusions are a little predigested, he wants to create enlightening and ultimately dignifying experiences that teach people how the other half lives.
  • She presents a breezy overview of issues relevant to men who are interested in seeing how the other half lives.
  • So I actually got to see how the other half lives, cosseted away in their curtained off world of hot towels, free wine, chocolates, and cookies.
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