Example sentences for: alas

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

  • … The chances of failure are, alas, much greater, and two in a row look like carelessness."

  • Clearly, there was time yet for a hundred indecisions, and for a hundred visions and revisions--and alas, it isn't Andrews who gets to take the toast and tea.

  • I left out Burt Silverman, Joe Ciardiello, Alan Cober, and Julian Allen (the last two, alas, having passed last year).

  • It can be, alas, a business of an entirely good sort or needful sort, justifying itself in the marketplace.

  • Gould, alas, paid me no mind.

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