Sentence Examples


  • Originating in Havana among the slaves early in the 19th century, it was considered a "low" form of dance until the 1930s, when it began to appear in upper-class ballrooms.
  • The rising incidence of anorexia is thought to reflect the present idealization of thinness as a badge of upper-class status as well as of female beauty.
  • Real Housewives is a docu-series that follows the lives of upper-class housewives in a variety of major cities throughout the country.
  • Middle- and upper-class African Americans are rarely connected to ghetto names.