Example sentences for: ail

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

  • Yakety-Yak, Don't E-Mail Back

  • A couple of minidialogues in "E-Mail to the Editors" are worth calling to your special attention.

  • The WP runs "Surgery on Self in South Atlantic Saves Sailor's Life--Via Satellite E-Mail, Boston Physician Assists Injured Man Competing in Yacht Race" as a front-page feature.

  • For readers who (like the editors) found the mental exercise in Steven Landsburg's most recent "Everyday Economics" column a bit hard to follow, Steve tries a different version in "E-Mail to the Editors" (scroll down to the third e-mail message and read his response).

  • Second, (in the entry for albatross ), Alcatraz ought to have been identified as the “former” prison-island (it is still an island, of course), and the generalization that ail is “virtually obsolete except in the metaphorical use of its present participial adjective ailing ...

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