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.

  • An essay argues that the IMF should save ailing countries from short-term disaster but not dictate long-term economic policy, as it has in Asia.

  • Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, who had taken charge from the ailing King Fahd, promised Tenet an all-out secret effort to persuade the Taliban to expel Bin Ladin so that he could be sent to the United States or to another country for trial.

  • 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.

  • Speculation turned to whether his son Abdullah, the new king, can shore up Jordan's ailing economy, retain the allegiance of its Palestinian majority, and advance the Middle East peace process.


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