Example sentences for: amiss

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

  • "Without sounding paranoid, I think I would be amiss if I didn't remind you that George Bush's old man was once director of the CIA.

  • Chatterbox has experienced much frustration trying to figure out precisely what's gone amiss at the Los Angeles Times . First it was reported (by Rick Barrs in New Times L.A. ) that the Times was sharing advertising revenue from a special issue of its Sunday magazine with the subject of that special issue, the new Staples Center sports arena.

  • A sure sign that something is amiss: Government officials who made less than $10,000 a year had invested more than $200,000 in the securities.

  • If so, perhaps there is something amiss with the way Newton taught us to do science in his spectacular career.

  • Isn't there something amiss when a movement based on solidarity and cooperation trains its organizers to behave as if they were in a Hobbesian world of all against all?

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