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chauffeur-driven

car sign of the high life. [Western Cult.: Misc.]
See: Luxury
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Transport minister Simon Burns was last month slammed for using his chauffeur-driven car each day to get to work from Essex, instead of a train.
The high-ranking cops made 1,348 requests for a chauffeur-driven car in the past two years.
"It is staggering that Wales' public spending watchdog authorised 464 pounds for a chauffeur-driven Mercedes," the Daily Mail quoted Assembly member Leanne Wood as saying.
Chauffeur-driven limo to and from your local Odeon cinema on the first night you use your annual pass.
Meanwhile,Eddie Thompson's chauffeur-driven car didn't get back until 2.15am and one busload of United fans never returned until 3.50!
She arrived in a chauffeur-driven limo and stepped from the car hand in hand with David Furness, partner of pop superstar Sir Elton John.
DAVID Henshaw - Liverpool's chief executive for the past two years - was in his chauffeur-driven motor ploughing through some papers, anxious to make the most of all his time, when the car bounced over a series of pot holes.
To add to the occasion, Bronwen's grandfather hired a chauffeur-driven Bentley to take her to New Street railway station for her trip to London.
Official figures show his department blew pounds 277,690 of taxpayers' cash on chauffeur-driven limos in 10 months.
Cost: pounds 500 Admiralty House, London for seminar i n a chauffeur-driven executive car at 6.45am in April 2009.
TRANSPORT Secretary Stephen Byers was chauffeur-driven to work yesterday as commuters suffered road jams and rail chaos.