Example sentences for: debacle

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

  • Could it be that this story, together with the fen-phen debacle, will focus national attention on promiscuous prescribing?

  • They strike heroic, Napoleonic poses, hand to heart, which made these wafflers and compromisers look ridiculous after the debacle of the Civil War.

  • Retrospectively, says Lewis, the Aug. 17 Russian ruble debacle was but the precipitating event; an expanding web of media and finance market rumors, plus Wall Street sharks out to plunder Long-Term, ensured the firm's collapse.

  • But if it turns out that Chirac's political debacle is the beginning of a much larger disaster--the collapse of the whole vision of European glory that has obsessed France for so long--we can be sure of one thing: The French will blame it all on someone else.

  • That debacle should have taught the world that media can coexist, and that artists can even migrate between them depending on the flavor they seek.

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