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    • occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy


    1. Mary comes from the upper middle-class.
    2. They were members of the middle class.
    3. He comes from the middle class.
    4. Maria lives in a middle class neighborhood.
    5. Her father is a middle-class English man.
    6. That party is always pandering to the middle class.
    7. Her income barely maintained her in the lower middle class.
    8. The middle-class woman placed value on her necklace because she didn't want to forgo the privileges of her class.
    9. Some of the members of the middle class have fallen into poverty.
    10. She and I were in the same class in middle school.
    11. However, like America, Japan is predominantly a middle-class, middle-income country, and so wives do not employ maids, but attend to everything themselves.
    12. The increase in amateur stealing on the part of middle-class youth indicates a break-down in the morality of the affluent.
    13. The typical middle-class American baby comes home from the hospital to sleep in his own bed in his own room.
    14. "Top-down economics never works," said Obama. "The country does not succeed when just those at the very top are doing well. We succeed when the middle class gets bigger, when it feels greater security."
    15. In the case of flat-rate purchases, where the carcases in a consignment relate to not more than three consecutive conformation classes and three consecutive fat cover classes in the same category, the price shall be taken into account in the determination of prices under paragraph 4 for the conformation class in which the largest number of carcases is classified or, if they are equally divided amongst the classes, for the middle of those classes, where such class exists.