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In 2006 then-Senator Barack Obama understood how damaging illegal immigration is for the working people of this country.

The working people of the state of Wisconsin are taking a beating,” he shouted, “and this sort of thing has to stop.

The wine world tends to glorify the winemaker when really it takes a team of hard-working people to tend vineyards and make wine.

Hoffer foresaw that the New Class would try to govern the working people much as colonial officials governed the natives.

Hine, of course, is famous for his images of working people – mostly children – stuck in an unjust and cruel system.

And now we are old, sensible, hard-working people; having given up all nonsense we are discovering the sense there is in sense.

The congregation, considering the capacity of the church, is large, and consists almost absolutely of working people.

The congregation worshipping at St. Luke's is formed chiefly of working people.

All your life you have known the conditions which surround the lives of working people like yourself.

He would be the idol of the working people, and hardly less esteemed by the element of capital.


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to working people, such as: common people, hoi polloi, laboring class, middle america, middle class, and proletariat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.