Example sentences for: ails

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

  • This consists of a seductive array of close-up photos of dangling berries and mottled, peeling bark designed to cure whatever ails your garden.

  • Despite the near-attacks on Iraq, Time and Newsweek run soft covers: herbal medicine in Time and "super" cars in Newsweek . Time 's cover piece ("It's great business, but is it good for what ails us?"

  • But even better is the prospect that future studies may go on to show that writing may actually cure much of what ails us (except for writing-induced ailments like carpal tunnel syndrome or, if you're still using a pencil, writer's bump--that unsightly callus on your index finger caused by holding a writing implement).

  • Naturally Baiae grumbles because its groves Of myrtle are now no longer what one resorts to, And its sulfur hot baths scorned, so celebrated Once upon a time for being good for Everything that ails one, and they're miffed By invalids who go away to put Their heads and shoulders under Clusium's waters Or else to plunge in Gabii's frigid baths.

  • A story diagnoses what ails the World Trade Organization: too much legalism, too little leadership, and the heavy new burden of monitoring trade issues (such as food regulation and environmental protection) that were once domestic concerns of individual countries.


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