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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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the maintenance required to keep something in good working order
  • But if I threaten to leave him, he calls me the poor little rich girl (which, if we actually were rich, would be a whole different story) and says I can't leave him because no man we know around here could afford the upkeep!
    Book 5 — Exodus (34% in)

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