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.

  • 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.

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

  • Nostalgia is rampant among public commentators today as they look for some critical juncture when U.S. democracy was flourishing more than it seems to be now, hoping to draw inspiration and lessons for what might be done to revive our apparently ailing civic life.

  • , and fails to explain what is metaphorical about She is ailing . Third--though here we might not be dealing with Ayto's decision as much as the publisher's--it is simply not convenient to have a dictionary of etymology that excludes all bound prefixes and suffixes, though these are glossed, as required, when they are part of an entry.


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