As the parents had five children, life was a perpetual struggle against poverty. They were expecting their sixth child and were faced with even more pressing economic problems. If they had only had one child, the fact would have passed unnoticed.
Historians have long been puzzled by dots, lines and symbols.
I used to work as a dustman in NOS.
My friend fails to mention the long and friendless winter evenings in front of the TV---virtually the only form of entertainment.
As if this were not enough to reduce you to tears, your husband arrives.