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  • He was one of seven children in his blue collar family.
  • Still, others continue to turn up their collars as a popular culture fashion.
  • The one thing that never changed was the collar around her neck.
  • I didn't know what his business might be so I collared him. Cited from Love Under Fire, by Randall Parrish
  • Members of the working class are sometimes called blue-collar workers.
  • Even paper collars have gone out of fashion -- if they ever were in. Cited from Creative Chemistry, by Edwin E. Slosson
  • They mainly found in blue-collar jobs and worked over the clock for their living.
  • A higher level academic education is often not required for many blue-collar jobs.
  • I gave her ten and the other five I collared for myself. Cited from The Horse-Stealers and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • The town developed as a blue collar community, many of whose residents worked for the railroad.
  • Of every players whose occupation could be determined, almost all of them were white collar workers.
  • An officer ran up, looked hard at him for a moment or two and then collared him. Cited from Halsey & Co., by H. K. Shackleford
  • In modern terms an office usually refers to the location where white-collar workers are employed.
  • I've had no time to write these words on the paper since you collared me. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • The officers' version was set-off with a French-grey stand-up collar.
  • With the information revolution Western nations have moved towards a service and white collar economy.
  • In some social groups, one is expected to follow certain rules regarding a collared person.
  • His photograph appeared in the local paper and the local council awarded him a silver collar.
  • A person should ask if he or she wants to be collared.
  • Well, he would try no more grinning or at least no more horse-collars. Cited from Embarrassments, by Henry James
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Meaning of collar

  • noun A band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
  • noun Anything worn or placed about the neck
    the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar, a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse
  • noun A short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
  • noun The stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
  • noun A band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
  • noun A figurative restraint
    asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market, kept a tight leash on his emotions, he's always gotten a long leash
  • verb Take into custody
    the police nabbed the suspected criminals
  • verb Seize by the neck or collar
  • verb Furnish with a collar
    collar the dog