Example sentences for: albatross

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

  • My personal albatross is the couplet “Eight ever/Nine never” which has to do with taking a fitnesse in bridge, and how many cards my side has in the suit; to my partners' distress, I forget the finesse--against the king, or against the queen--to which the rule applies.

  • Just when Jack has you convinced that Judy is a pretentious albatross (Richardson's very British clucking-tongue routine helps here), Judy's stock rises as she stoically describes how the intolerant new government had begun to crack down on her and her father.

  • "If the costs become too high for the Russians … this could become an albatross around his neck in March."

  • "Free me from that albatross around my neck."

  • Still, the library is beginning to seem less of an albatross.

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