Example sentences for: alas

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

  • Alas, that may not be enough--the Papal inner circle insists that it's the spirit of participation that counts.

  • Alas, much of the avenue has been destroyed; a few sections of it survive on the road east of town, where many of the 13,000 trees still standing are maintained by corporate sponsors.

  • Alas, my dear, neither one is likely to come to pass.

  • Alas, "processing" is the word du jour , and the jour is proving to have a fairly long shelf life.

  • Alas, the dialogue came to a sudden screeching halt when it became clear that Glassman's views were based not on some at least debatable vision about America's economic prospects but rather on a simple misunderstanding of corporate accounting (in essence, Glassman was claiming that businesses can eat their seed corn and plant it too).

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