Example sentences for: ailing

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

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

  • The Age of Melbourne headlined its editorial "Putin: the man who rose without trace," and said, "Public attention no longer focuses primarily on the ailing Mr Yeltsin's erratic policy-making, or even on the widespread corruption, ballooning debt and huge disparities of wealth that have arisen during the over-rapid privatisation of the Russian economy.

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

  • In 1993, when the Tony-winning Jelly's Last Jam announced that it had failed to recoup investors' money, the paper editorialized, "The Great White Way is ailing."

  • In the case of the tabs, they put ailing celebrities on the cover in the apparent hope of predicting a star's imminent demise.


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