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poor

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not having enough money to pay for necessities

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There should be no hunger in Britain, no woman should be sleeping in a car, no blunder should see a man left penniless.
Hazel, now 60 and living in Ireland, went from a penniless depressive to being BAFTAnominated for Best Newcomer in Breaking Glass.
Your victim was a frail, elderly lady with multiple medical problems and you plundered her savings leaving her effectively penniless.
He added: "To the court, in these proceedings, he is penniless and staving off the insolvency of the company that has been his life's work.
G is a penniless, antisocial writer, looking aimlessly for proof of purpose.
Detective Constable Natalie Hulse of Stanley CID said: "It is very sad that two elderly pensioners have been targeted in this way and left penniless as a result of the callous actions of criminals.
Events conspired to put an end to this plan when, after the war, the Russians confiscated the business and left the Ronays penniless.
Shoeless and penniless, that's the way they rolled at the 34th annual Women in Film: Crystal + Lucy Awards.
00pm) Two terminally ill cancer patients, one a wealthy tycoon the other a penniless mechanic, are determined to enjoy the time they have left to live life to the hilt.
Part of the report reads: "Making refused asylum seekers homeless and penniless is hugely counterproductive.
Abigail was left penniless, while Lila continued her life of luxury.
It was the Hollywood star's second attempt to sell the 1974 machine after a mystery man bid pounds 1million at a post-Oscars fund raiser only to admit to the furious Basic Instinct star afterwards that he was penniless and just trying to up the price for charity.
David Thompson (1770-1857) died penniless, but during his life he confronted natural hazards, harsh weather, hostile Indian tribes, and even negotiated peace with the Kootenay.
This newly remastered album from 1978 finds the sweet-voiced Lavoe (who died penniless in '93 from AIDS) in top form, performing his signature tune ``El Cantante'' (penned by his then-labelmate Ruben Blades) and produced by the great Willie Colon, with whom Lavoe made more than a dozen albums before the band leader booted him over his drug addiction.
Bankers are hardly known for their warm feelings towards penniless migrants, are they?