Sentences with 'upkeep'

Example sentences and phrases with the word upkeep and other words derived from it.

« The passage of the Stamp Act meant that, from 1 November 1765, the colonists would contribute £60,000 a year, 17% of the total cost, to the upkeep of the ten thousand British troops in North America. »
« Although most working-class men tried to emulate the middle class by keeping their wives and children out of the workforce, their economic situation often required others besides the male head of the household to contribute to their upkeep. »
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