How to use Slum in a sentence

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  • I had lived in a tenement slum all my life.

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  • It was barely evening but the darkening clouds and winter season begrimed the outside as black as a slum landlord's heart.

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  • Most people of wooly good will lived outside the slum clearance areas.

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  • Like many cities, slum housing close to the center had to be replaced.

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  • The remarkable reforms he accomplished there may be ascertained from his Ten years in a Portsmouth slum (London 1896).

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  • Here heaven on earth has become a sinister slum, an annex of history.

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  • He also bought up various blocks of slum dwellings and converted them into model tenements, with the object of improving the conditions of the poorer classes of Dublin.

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  • The sisters also established a Night Camp where slum children could wash and wear clean nightclothes.

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  • There are already over a billion urban slum dwellers.

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  • Slum dwellings were still a common sight in Scottish cities.

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  • Just about to set off on a 2nd slum clearance campaign - anyone got a black bin liner?

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  • His plays were intended to awaken people to the need for social reform; the first, Widowers ' Houses, attacked slum landlords.

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  • How did poor slum dwellers become property developers in their own right?

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