Example sentences for: ailing

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

  • Everybody fronts an illustration of Charlie Brown, in honor of yesterday's announcement that cartoonist Charles Schulz, aged 77 and ailing with cancer, will retire right after the first of the year.

  • 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."

  • Fidel Castro has successfully boosted tourism to raise funds for his ailing country.

  • 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.

  • An analysis piece inside sees the crisis as an affirmation of America's economic power (parroting a piece in yesterday's WP ). The LAT has two front-pagers: The lead says summit heads want to reassure global investors of Asia's stability; the other story claims the public is pressuring Japan to rescue its ailing banks.


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