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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Poor’. Over 50 Sentences

 

Poor — US. [pʊr], UK. [pɔː(r)]

Main meanings:

  1. Lacking sufficient money, resources, or material possessions.
  2. Inadequate in quality or quantity; not satisfactory or insufficient.
  3. Unfortunate or pitiable in circumstances or condition.
  4. Having little value or excellence; inferior.

 

10 simple sentences:

  • He is a poor man.
  • The dog looks poor.
  • Poor people need help.
  • They live in a poor neighborhood.
  • She wears old, poor clothes.
  • The soil is poor here.
  • Is he a poor student?
  • They have a poor harvest.
  • We saw a poor boy.
  • They have a poor diet.

 

The sentences from movies:

You poor creature! – Shrek 2 (2004)

Poor, sweet little cub. – The Jungle Book (2016)

Poor Tom, what? – My Left Foot (1989)

I’m safe but poor.Scarface (1983)

Work with the poor and the needy. – Happiness (1998)

Oh, you poor kid. – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

This poor baby bootie. – Ted 2 (2015)

Poor fella. – Toy Story 3 (2010)

Look, Mister, I’m just a poor guy. – Double Indemnity (1944)

Oh, you poor girl, you’re freezing. – Frozen (2013)

Poor little guy. – Madagascar (2005)

You’ve poor social skills. – Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

You make me poor.Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (1984)

This poor baby got nobody. – Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

I know how poor I am. – Hunger (2023)

And my my poor kids are spooked. – Boston Strangler (2023)

My poor little cuckoo. – No Time to Die (2021)

Poor Stephen strange, charity case. – Doctor Strange (2016)

Oh, you poor little thing. – Beethoven (1992)

This poor unfortunate Soul! – The Little Mermaid (2023)

Poor little lamb. – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

The poor didn’t want this one. – The Sound of Music (1965)

My poor little cranium. – Space Jam (1996)

Do you even know poor people? – Brads Status (2017)

Poor kids are cannon fodder. – The Holdovers (2023)

Poor thing got dealt a brutal hand. – Gray Man (2022)

My heart goes out to you, poor boy. – A Clockwork Orange (1971)

We’re in moderately poor shape down here. – The Abyss (1989)

Poor little Catherine is waiting. – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Leave the poor guy alone. – Bruce Almighty (2003)

Look at that poor chair! – The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Poor old thing? – The Wicker Man (1973)

This poor guy was found last night. – Rio (2011)

She almost suffocated the poor thing. – I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Alms for the poor.Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

We are but poor, lost circus performers. – The Princess Bride (1987)

My poor son. – Beowulf (2007)

I’m only a poor corrupt official. – Casablanca (1942)

I smother the poor soul. – Planes Trains and Automobiles (1987)

They’re poor.Platoon (1986)

Poor guy. – Finding Dory (2016)

I have very poor taste in ribbons. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Oh, poor man. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

And go easy on the poor chap. – The Prestige (2006)

Well, pity poor Coffroth. – Lincoln (2012)

Poor taste. – Source Code (2011)

Poor old Jim’s white as a ghost. – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010)

Some poor creature came a-begging. – Little Women (2019)

What thriftless sighs shall poor Olivia breathe! – Twelfth Night (1996)