Example sentences for: desperately

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

  • Yesterday, Bill Clinton announced that he would cancel all $5.7 billion of the debt owed to the U.S. by 36 desperately poor countries, provided they channel the money thus saved into the likes of education and health.

  • Partial-birth abortion is "surely not" a "very important" issue, and Congress should not have let the Republican "politics of obstruction" defeat President Clinton's health care proposal in 1994, given the "broad bipartisan and public consensus that it was desperately needed."

  • As a political reporter, I desperately long to watch two candidates with enough self-confidence and authenticity to resist the prefabricated political dictates of the campaign consultants.

  • 5), Lisa-Marie Presley is "desperately pleading" with ex-husband Michael Jackson to get back together, says the Enquirer . "I'll treat his two adorable kids as my own," Lisa-Marie is quoted as saying, in the unmistakably stilted syntax of tabloidese.

  • If he had dedicated time to studying Argentina, he would have found out that Eduardo Duhalde is desperately trying to gain votes, relying on old clichés that he expects will still be appealing to Argentinians, and trying to show how different he is from Carlos Menem--in part because he is different and in part to avoid the opposition attack.


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