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complete mess, pigstyView synonyms
- ‘The ruling from Brussels, which is to become law in Britain next week, sets a maximum penalty of a £1,000 fine or three months in prison for farmers who do not have some toy in every pigsty.’
- ‘To be more accurate, she decided to transform the stable, pigsty and cow shed at her Bed-and-Breakfast in Dunnington into three separate rooms, providing all the facilities needed to make their stay a comfortable one.’
- ‘I have waded the steppes that saw yelling Huns in saddles, worn the clothes nowadays back in fashion in every quarter, planted rye, tarred the roofs of pigsties and stables, guzzled everything save dry water.’
- ‘Every building, barn, outhouse, pigsty, highway, driveway, railspur, lane, gravel pit, and potato field is rendered with loving care.’
- ‘More prosperous rural Romanians may have a large enclosed yard with a garden, hay barn, stable, pigsty, chicken coop, corncrib, and outhouse.’
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