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Or maybe," I added, I'm sure with a wicked gleam in my eye, "she's just showing you what a nouveaux riche she really is.
The author argues that these fears, such as the fear of a mythical class of nouveaux riche war profiteers, stemmed from anxiety over economic changes, modernization, and immigration.
The most surprising newcomers are the booze cruise barons, the underworld nouveaux riche who have accumulated their wealth recently from cigarette and alcohol smuggling during the late 1990s.
One way Honda aims to achieve that goal is by selling luxury car models to China's fast-growing class of nouveaux riche.
Still, even if Stanley and Danko's average millionaire is a virtuous, hardworking Joe and the moral superior of the irresponsible and undisciplined nouveaux riche stuck in the spend-cycle--and even if making money the slow and steady way brings fewer problems than hitting the lottery--does that mean that we should all want to be millionaires?
Chelsea were not always the nouveaux riche European superpowers they are today, but they have still been able to spend the last two decades humbling Newcastle on their trips to the capital.
Sega MegaDrive TV Game: For those of us who were not the children of nouveaux riche parents who gave their spawn credit cards before they learned to smoke, the idea of owning a Sega MegaDrive represented a brand of happiness so powerful just thinking about it made our eyes glow like the pearls in radioactive oysters.
At the time of the industrial revolution, explorers, archaeologists, artists and missionaries fled the ranks of the languid nouveaux riche in search of a keener appreciation of reality on different continents.
Money is no consideration for our nouveaux riches, though, and thus the cult of pseudo-fashion flourishes in this land of pseudo egos.
In fact, most of those who have been targeted since May belong to the post-2011 nouveaux riches, an "emerging elite" largely from Tunisia's marginalized regions and partially separate from Tunisia's established elite.
Par ce coup de torchon dans le milieu des trafiquants de tous genre, des contrebandiers et de tous les nouveaux riches de l'apres revolution, celui dont beaucoup ne donnaient pas cher de sa peau de politicien et jeune loup edente de la politique arrive a s'aureoler du jasmin de la veritable revolution que ses concitoyens attendaient depuis 7 ans et a se glisser dans une serenite qu'on imagine cacher l'enorme stress ne de la conduite d'une telle operation, dans les habits d'un chef.
In the firm's concept sketches, thousands of residential units take root alongside a thriving industrial zone, while an 18-hole golf course offers diversion for the town's nouveaux riches.
Avec doigte et subtilite, elle met en scene l'effarante disparite entre les nouveaux riches et les millions de pauvres pousses a la place d'El Meidan pour faire tomber le regime corrompu.
While the future of the exchange may lie with deep-pocketed regional investors, Rwabukumbwa says his immediate priority is making friends among Rwanda's nouveaux riches.
During wintertime, it is essential to the status of the world's nouveaux riches that they be seen skiing in the Alps, preferably St.