PAUL KRUGMAN, who won last year’s Nobel prize in economics for his work on trade, wrote in 1993: “What a country really gains from trade is the ability to import things it wants. Exports are not an objective in and of themselves; the need to export is a burden that a country must bear because its import suppliers are crass enough to demand payment.”
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nurse was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
And Mitford attempted one night — in the crudest and most harmful way — to, as he put it, rescue her. Of course her nurse stepped in. There was a most disagreeable fracas.
"I know I was born in London. We lived in a part of London called St. John's Wood. Maurice lived in St. John's Wood too. I studied music, I was in love with Maurice, we became engaged, but then the dreadful war came and he had to go away and I went to nurse and . . . I caught typhoid." She was barely pretending this was true; simply reciting her "past," with a small smile, in order to tease me.
crass and mean, but even more because he was a caricature, an extension, of certain qualities in myself; he had on his skin, visible, the carcinoma I nursed inside me.
without consideration for how other people might feel; stupid:
a crass remark
a crass error of judgment
He made crass comments about her worn-out clothes.
- auxiliary nurse
- charge nurse
- district nurse
- licensed practical nurse
- nursery nurse
- senior nursing officer
- staff nurse
- wet nurse