Example sentences for: ailing

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

  • The physical tableau is striking: Netanyahu and Clinton, both "tall and hale" (thanks, NYT ), beside the ailing Arafat in his inevitable headdress and frail, bald King Hussein of Jordan.

  • The Los Angeles Times goes local, describing a battery of reforms to California's ailing child support program.

  • Black's Israeli newspaper, the Jerusalem Post, congratulated Jordan's ailing King Hussein Monday on the fact that the longevity of his rule--46 years next month--"has been achieved mainly through consensual rule rather than despotism."

  • If he were someone who was an assistant, with an ailing mother to support, well, it would be impossible.

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

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...