Origin of well-to-do
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Example sentences from the Web for well-to-do
You never see a boxer come out of a well-to-do family because they have nothing to fight for.Bryan Cranston on Walter White’s Future, Directing ‘Better Call Saul,’ and Hillary 2016 |Marlow Stern |August 1, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
She reportedly told police that she had 200 well-to-do customers.
She works as a maid, scrubbing floors and toilets of the well-to-do families in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Mohamed is a well-to-do young father and professional, a devout Muslim and a respected activist.As Protests Roil Egypt, Some In Opposition Bring Arms To ‘Defend Themselves’ |Mike Giglio |June 30, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
That, in turn, increases the demand for things that well-to-do Spanish doctors like to buy, like fancy restaurant meals.
One of them, a very popular and well-to-do gentleman, made her an offer of marriage.A Little Girl in Old Washington |Amanda M. Douglas
It is thought that William was the son of a well-to-do farmer who lost his property.The Harris-Ingram Experiment |Charles E. Bolton
Having no expensive tastes, they regarded themselves as well-to-do and envied no one.A Bookful of Girls |Anna Fuller
It is a simple villa such as is seen in the neighbourhood of well-to-do commercial towns.
Ulick had known that the Miltons were well-to-do people who lived without ostentation, a rapidly vanishing species of New Yorkers.Painted Veils |James Huneker