charity case


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a case for a welfare worker

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Jimmy insists Edna moves in with him, but the proud pensioner is upset at the idea that she's becoming a charity case.
Trawick apparently made it clear to the Spears' sisters that he wasn't a charity case and didn't want or need any of her money.
It was little less than a charity handout and whilst there is a lot to be said for the dignity of work, as a disabled person I would not have appreciated being treated as a charity case.
Regional acts such as Melinda Ryder from Kansas City and Charity Case from Dallas will also perform.
I was now becoming a sort of excess food charity case and why?
Africa is still seen as a charity case waiting for salvation from outside the continent.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Oct 17, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish police are searching several places in the city of Istanbul regarding a German charity case.
The last thing I want to be seen as is a charity case.
He said: "Northern Rock was not a charity case - it had to pay a penal rate for the support it received.
A friend of mine and I were trying a charity case in New Mexico over continuing services to an elderly couple when the power company's lawyer said that a certain proposition he was trying to establish could not be "gainsaid.
There is a way to do this so a person doesn't feel embarrassed or that they are a charity case.
But for the last year, Merlin has been a charity case at the rescue centre in Cardiff Road, Barry, after the people who tried to adopt him discovered he was too noisy for suburban life.
Ben (Grint), a willing drudge for mother Laura's (Linney) indefatigable Christian works, dutifully brings food to elderly shut-ins, patiently performs in the church play or resignedly sits down to dinner with his mother's latest live-in charity case, a silent, wide-eyed old cross-dresser who just ran over his wife.
But if I gave to all the 25 charities that contact me, I'd be a charity case myself.
Romford handler Kim Marlow was fined pounds 750 and severely reprimanded after the positive sample taken from Charity Case at the Essex track in November, while Sittingbourne handler George Andreas was fined pounds 1,000 after the positive sample taken from Ill Get Him at the Kent circuit in January.