an allowance

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  • You could give me an allowance until I came into my money. Cited from First Plays, by A. A. Milne
  • After that, he won only an allowance race in his next six starts.
  • Sunday Silence began his three-year-old year by winning an allowance race.
  • I gathered that he gave an allowance to men who had nothing of their own. Cited from Father Payne, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • I don't use any light, and they must make me an allowance for that. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 3, Ed. by Warner
  • He followed that up with an allowance win in late August of that year.
  • He had an allowance from his mother of three thousand a year. Cited from The Gay Cockade, by Temple Bailey
  • He was then dropped down to an allowance race, which he won.
  • Did you understand that you were on an allowance all last summer?-Yes. Cited from Second Shetland Truck System Report, by Guthrie
  • He will not see his wife again, but he makes her an allowance out of his income. Cited from Thackeray, by Anthony Trollope
  • From this time forward if she wanted to separate herself from him she must ask him for an allowance. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • Then father says I can live away, and he'll make me an allowance. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I'm ready to give you an allowance, and look after you. Cited from Lady Merton, Colonist, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • In these circumstances the six hundred a year was not an allowance at all. Cited from The Loudwater Mystery, by Edgar Jepson
  • You remember the row we had about his giving me an allowance? Cited from We and the World, Part I, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • You can keep the flat, and I or my father will make you an allowance. Cited from The Tree of Heaven, by May Sinclair
  • However, he continued to send her an allowance until her death.
  • Were they put on an allowance too?-I could not say as to that. Cited from Second Shetland Truck System Report, by Guthrie
  • He returned to Britain where his family made him an allowance.
  • Fifteen minutes was not too long an allowance for all she was expected to do in her room. Cited from For the Sake of the School, by Angela Brazil
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