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dirt poor in a sentence

Example sentences for dirt poor

Thirty or forty years ago there was a veneer of a few rich people on top of a population that was predominantly dirt poor.
He's dirt poor and wants to lift his family out of the projects.
She had come from a village, dirt poor and with nowhere to live.
Residents in these infertile scrublands remain dirt poor and dependent on income from emigrant relatives.
Years ago this used to be a seriously dirt poor area.
If its export sector will not rebound, it will revert to being dirt poor.
He said, even if somebody is dirt poor, they are insisting that their kids are getting the best education.
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