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But I simply could no longer afford either the Manhattan prices or the rent—even single rooms were becoming beyond my means—and so I had to search the classified ads for accommodations in Brooklyn.
William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type
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  • But I simply could no longer afford either the Manhattan prices or the rent—even single rooms were becoming beyond my means—and so I had to search the classified ads for accommodations in Brooklyn.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Perusing the classified ads, McCandless found a used gun to buy, a semiautomatic .
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He had coasted along for years now, filling the pages of his newspaper with words, burying himself in whatever was safe, typesetting the ferry schedule and the tide table and the classified advertisements.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • She had started by reading the classified ads in the online edition of Dagens Nyheter, which was a science all to itself, she discovered: 1 bdrm + living/dining, fantastic loc.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire

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  • She reaches for a magazine and flips to the classified ads at the back.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The classified advertisement in the newspaper described it as a "Sportsman’s Paradise."
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • The ground floor—largely given over to file rooms, clerical offices, classified ad sales, and the circulation department—was full of Saturday silence.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • CRAIG NEWMARK is a customer service representative for Craigslist.org, the online community featuring classified ads and discussion forums he founded in 1995.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • And so on a January evening in 1991, my wife of fifteen months and I ate a quick dinner together and headed off to answer a classified ad in the Palm Beach Post.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • All that year she walked the streets, combed the classified ads, sat in offices waiting to talk to possible employers, and always heard the same refrain: No jobs.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
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Associated words [difficulty]:   classified ad [7]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Personal Finance, Law
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