Example sentences for: ailing

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Second, (in the entry for albatross ), Alcatraz ought to have been identified as the “former” prison-island (it is still an island, of course), and the generalization that ail is “virtually obsolete except in the metaphorical use of its present participial adjective ailing ...

  • Within a month of taking office, Tony Blair marked the 150 th anniversary of the Irish potato famine by acknowledging his predecessors' failure to aid an ailing Ireland.


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