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Sought after:‘all these skills are much in demand’
sought-after, desired, coveted, wanted, requested, requiredmarketable, desirable, popular, in vogue, fashionable, all the rage, at a premium, like gold dustbig, trendy, hot, to die forall the goView synonyms
- ‘I can't foresee a time when the sort of skills we've accumulated will no longer be in demand.’
- ‘Much has changed in the past decade, and now car hire services are very much in demand in the country.’
- ‘As he improved, word of mouth got round, and Alistair's skills were soon in demand.’
- ‘Your skills are in demand like never before and chances are the situation is only to get better.’
- ‘The news from the estate agents is that the demand for new homes is still very much in demand.’
- ‘The women painted by the Raja have never been as much in demand in the art market as they are today.’
- ‘Our steel industry has been affected by slowdown in demand and has suffered large losses.’
- ‘The increase came despite a fall off in demand for office space from hard hit tech and telecom firms.’
- ‘Previously it was the new kids on the block with the latest skills who were in demand.’
- ‘His widget is in demand and despite the distance from the marketplace he is competitive.’
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