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LUCRE. Gain, profit. Cl. des Lois Rom. h.t.

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Muchos ya se estan organizando para hacer llegar apoyo en especie, deben cerciorarse de que efectivamente este apoyo llegue a quien lo necesite y no se lucre con ellos.
When the golfing press (led by the absurdly over-the-top Sky TV coverage) starts to describe events at the Ryder Cup as "war" or "a battle" or a "fight to the death" it just sounds silly and overblown, when what is actually happening is a round of golf played by chaps in expensive branded attire, in agreeable surroundings, for large sums of lucre.
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In future move the Championship final back two hours and think of the fans - not the filthy lucre.
How much of this lucre actually reaches the ordinary people of these republics?
In the old days you could almost guarantee it would be Tory MPs who became embroiled in sex scandals while cashstrapped Labour MPs were tempted by filthy lucre.
I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed, or delay anyone's cause for lucre or malice.
For example, in these areas (Parque Lefevre, El Bosque, Villa Lucre, Juan Diaz), you can now see projects with prices of up to $600,000.
PICK up a wodge of PS50 "notes" for just 59p - but don't try spending the filthy lucre as they're just printed napkins from Home Bargains.
a look PICK up a wodge of PS50 "notes" for just 59p - but don't try spending the filthy lucre as they're just printed napkins from Home Bargains.
People go to law school now, not because of a heroic vision or even for lucre.
For Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an, it is legitimate to receive commissions from the lucre distributed by the state and to finance religious education and religious services using these commissions.