the ways of the world


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Synonyms for the ways of the world

the manner in which people typically behave or things typically happen

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Girl Scouts is exhibiting a troubling pattern of behavior and it is clear to me that as they move in the ways of the world it is becoming increasingly incompatible with our Catholic values [e.
Lexus is a big lovable girl who can be timid and unsure at times, so will need new owners confident in showing her the ways of the world and continuing her training.
But Becky had an older sister from whom she learned about the ways of the world, and she said it was time for us to go to overnight camp.
In “The UnKingdom of God”, author Mark Van Steenwyk explores the various ways we have failed our mission by embracing the ways of the world and advancing our own agendas.
The ways of the world wide web are not cloak and dagger but much more about transparency and accountability, a fact we are keen to emphasise in our campaign.
They were supposedly the best from Oxford and Cambridge but what they lacked most of all was business experience and the ways of the world.
Tom also finds himself drawn to the newcomer, happy to accept an alpha male into the house to teach him the ways of the world.
Discussing Kierkegaard's views on anxiety, the artist in the bigger world, criticisms, gender issues in art, and much more, this scholarly dissection of the work seeks to open minds on the ways of the world and what they mean.
Robert wants to teach him the ways of the world but John knows it all and has no need for a mentor.
Many of those joining the dole queue will be people in their late forties and fifties - men and women who have raised families, who are wise in the ways of the world, and who still have plenty to offer society.
My knowledge of the ways of the world and its people is greater, my life richer, thanks to my wonderful friends with pens.
Bernadette was a simple peasant girl, totally unsophisticated and naive when it came to the ways of the world.
Robey sets out on his quest as a naive farm boy and must learn the ways of the world in order to survive.
Andrew Davies says: "Fanny Hill is a brilliant story about a young woman learning the ways of the world - and making the world work for her.