Example sentences for: albatross

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

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

  • On Face the Nation , political consultant Ralph Reed went further, calling the scandal Al Gore's "albatross" because "he acted as an advocate for a president who 73 percent of the American people believe committed perjury and only 24 percent think is honest and trustworthy."

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

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

  • 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 ...


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