Example sentences for: ailing

How can you use “ailing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Here and through the spot, she speaks directly to the camera, her earnest face and voice limning with hope the shots of an ailing elder and of single, bleak lines of text that bring the disease to life and the living room.

  • , and fails to explain what is metaphorical about She is ailing . Third--though here we might not be dealing with Ayto's decision as much as the publisher's--it is simply not convenient to have a dictionary of etymology that excludes all bound prefixes and suffixes, though these are glossed, as required, when they are part of an entry.

  • Within a month of taking office, Tony Blair marked the 150 th anniversary of the Irish potato famine by acknowledging his predecessors' failure to aid an ailing Ireland.

  • After drawing Peanuts for nearly 50 years, Charles Schulz, 77 and ailing, is putting down his pen.

  • Chernomyrdin's initial public comments, says the paper, harks back to Soviet times, with his suggestion of more government support for ailing industries.


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