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He was a shiftless loser, and now he lives and works on a ranch where he can learn the value of a hard day’s work.Yellowstone is one of TV’s biggest hits. What’s Yellowstone, anyway? | Emily VanDerWerff | November 5, 2021 | Vox
Elaine is not some shiftless next-door neighbor whom you can attack with impunity, some member of a competing tribe who must be dispatched with dispatch.Gene Weingarten: My new housemate and a prescription for world peace | Gene Weingarten | September 2, 2021 | Washington Post
A self-review of “shiftless When Idle”: title—good; song—kinda.The Return of the Replacements: Here Comes a Regular | Elizabeth Wurtzel | September 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Third, he wants to turn America into a Euro-paradise for the shiftless and unmotivated.
The other side can't stand the idea of taking wealth from hard-working Us to shiftless and lazy Them.
There was hardly to be found in all Southern Tennessee a more contented, shiftless, ill-bestead family than theirs.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
Verena was a poor old widow, doddering and shiftless: Charity suspected that she came for her keep.Summer | Edith Wharton
All went well till lazy and shiftless immigrants arrived to enjoy the paradise also.The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
Yet he did not retreat from his moral and intellectual standards, or lose the respect of that shiftless community.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
Those who did so were usually the land speculators and people of weak, irresolute, or shiftless character.The Old Northwest | Frederic Austin Ogg
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