Example sentences for: desperate

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

  • Desperate for a hot candidate, the GOP has--as Lamar Alexander jokes--all but carved Bush's image onto Mount Rushmore already.

  • "Evil doctors foist new drugs on desperate people.

  • His transformation from someone desperate to spend more time with his colleagues and less with his family to someone desperate to spend none with his colleagues and all with his family happened within days.

  • The dismal spin: Bush looks less confident and more desperate for votes.

  • “Sir John Cochrane, being engaged in Argyle's Rebellion against James the Second [of Scotland--that is, James I of England], was taken prisoner after a desperate resistance, and condemned to be hanged.


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