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 Meanings and Examples of WAGE
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wage
 v.  hazard on the event of a contest; stake; engage in, as a contest; adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; hire; employ
Classic Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
1  He said, in effect, that the South had nothing with which to wage war but cotton and arrogance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  He needs some cash right away, so he wants to sell and stay and run it for me at a weekly wage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  The man will stay and run the mill for a wage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  In desperation she raised the wage she was offering but she was still refused.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5  And you won't get it for the wage you're offering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  In Chicago these latter were receiving, for the most part, eighteen and a half cents an hour, and the unions wished to make this the general wage for the next year.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
7  That was the competitive wage system; and if Jurgis wanted to understand what Socialism was, it was there he had best begin.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
8  Allowing five to a family, there are fifteen million families in this country; and at least ten million of these live separately, the domestic drudge being either the wife or a wage slave.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
9  So long as we have wage slavery," answered Schliemann, "it matters not in the least how debasing and repulsive a task may be, it is easy to find people to perform it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
10  They think we earn an enormous wage as well as having a soft time of it.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In I
11  Next they start on other charges and other retreats in corresponsive spaces, and interlink circle with circle, and wage the armed phantom of battle.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
12  These wage perpetual war with the Latin race; these do thou take to thy camp's alliance, and join with them in league.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
13  We wage an ill-timed war, fellow-citizens, with a divine race, invincible, unbroken in battle, who brook not even when conquered to drop the sword.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
14  He held the respectable office of general spy and informer in the establishment, for which volunteer service he received a present at Christmas, over and above his weekly wage.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
15  Such were the wars waged by Alexander the Great, and by the Romans, and such are those which we see every day carried on by one potentate against another.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII.
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  To search for wage and salary information for an occupation, you must fill in the following search boxes.
17  Technological advance is also a major factor in sluggish wage growth in the United States.
18  The government has pledged itself to wage a war against poverty and disease.
19  We've decided to negotiate with the employers about our wage claim.
20  Japanese people wage over $180bn a year on this pinball derivative, fleeing the tedium of office and home life for its noisy thrills.
21  In the Middle Ages England waged war on France.
22  The media has waged a virulent hate campaign against her.
23  Throughout history men have waged war.
24  My employer deducted ten pounds from my wages this week.
25  He that serves God for money will serve the devil for better wages.
26  The management decided to economise by cutting the dead wood from the workforce, thus reducing the wages bill.
27  The management decided to economize by cutting the dead wood from the workforce,thus reducing the wages bill.
28  Too much opposition was set up against the government's plan to control wages and prices, so that they had to cease it.
29  The balance of the wages was devoted to new books on flower culture.
30  Our company has decided to computerize its wages department.