concrete jungle

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an area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant

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In an urban, concrete jungle, just how does a girl stay cool and calm?
We mourned the passing of Hurst Park and, on occasions when in the Hampton Court area, I have driven into the concrete jungle that was once a splendid racecourse.
We can't afford to make the main city look more spoilt as a concrete jungle.
They live on the outskirts and forage the concrete jungle.
Tracks like Do The Dog and Concrete Jungle are every bit as relevant as they were back in the day, all played with a passion and conviction that puts other bands to shame.
If you live in a concrete jungle but long for greener pastures, Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, $18.
Recently Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith was pursuing the Thatcherite agenda of urging people to abandon their communities, and move to whichever concrete jungle where there might be work.
Hong Kong's concrete jungle became somewhat more menacing with the astonishing pavement paintings that strand strollers in shark- infested waters and gets them stalked by fierce prowling tigers.
It's a large concrete jungle, full of sunburnt people who frequent local restaurants t-shirtless.
Bionically-enhanced Nathan "RAD" Spencer returns for more over-the-top action, as you swing and shoot your way through this new concrete jungle.
Living in a concrete jungle inspired Fadi to utilise the concrete and metal that surrounds him everyday to make his winning design.
We're trying to make it a beautiful oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle for our kids and the surrounding neighborhood,'' Principal Judy Hall said.
Some critics thought it a little too well manicured, comparing it to a big floating window box, but the effect of a slab of lush greenery gliding past the arid concrete jungle of Manhattan will doubtless endure in the memory of those fortunate enough to witness it.
The heritage coast at Rhoose is now a red-brick concrete jungle soon to be doubled in size.
Evie Rhodes, an award-winning gospel songwriter, has produced a thriller that brings speculative fiction out from the concrete jungle.