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shirk

Islam
a. the fundamental sin of regarding anything as equal to Allah
b. any belief that is considered to be in opposition to Allah and Islam
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To combat these accusations, many rejected volunteers sought to differentiate themselves from shirkers by stressing that they had attempted to serve their country.
Rahul said the prime minister thinks that Indian workers are shirkers as he lambasted the government for attempting to dilute labour laws.
Many of our present steel workers would probably be sneeringly catagorised as 'shirker' or wasters 'sponging' off social secvices if it had not been for the tremendous efforts of the unions and Labour Party for intensive lobbying to get the steel industry up and running again in the North-east.
There is no need of work shirker and inefficient personnel particularly in Education and Health Department, she declared.
IT is astonishing to note that some viewers are taken in by contrived programmes on TV, typified a few months ago by the BBC's Nick and Margaret: We Pay Your Benefits (which was designed to achieve nothing other than perpetuate the striver versus shirker myth).
As an aside on Osborne's failure to crack down on the domicile rule, the Chancellor himself has been named top "Jammie Dodger" as the UK's worst tax shirker - winning more than a third of the votes in a recent online poll.
However, things are never that straightforward with Patrick Chamings' seven year-old and he confirmed his growing reputation as a shirker when he found zilch under Baker, despite having traded at an in-running low of 1.34.
Some may indeed fit the stereotype of the shirker who doesn't want to work, but others may have found there were simply no jobs available.
"I am no shirker but I think I am doing my duty in trying to keep her from the clutches of the poor house.
She directed the concerned officers to show zero tolerance to the work shirker and corrupt personnel without any discrimination.
David Pipe's five-year-old is right up there with the Longueville Manors of this world, and you wouldn't want to trust him if he arrives on the scene with his jockey pulling double, because his past record tells you he's a shirker and he'll do whatever is required to duck a winning opportunity.
The Los Angeles shirker once took three days off after he cut himself shaving.