Example sentences for: ill

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

  • Betty Loren-Maltese, town president of Cicero, Ill., wants to fight even harder; she proposes exiling gang members--banishing them from Cicero--and coming down hard if they ever return, even to visit their families.

  • It was built by G. W. Gale Ferris, a mechanical engineer of Galesburg, Ill., for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.

  • Well, according to an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal , "Each year, about 1,000 people in the U.S. are murdered by severely mentally ill people who are not receiving treatment."

  • Not great ill, and not unmixed ill, but ill--mostly in that she helped establish the modern social compact under which citizens trade freedom (or, as Cook puts it, " 'freedom' ") for security.

  • David Helfgott World Tour . Journalists decry the exploitation of David Helfgott, the mentally ill former piano prodigy and subject of the biopic Shine , as a "freak show" ( Sydney Morning Herald ). They point out that during the first leg of his tour in Australia, he lost his place in midperformance, screamed while playing, and wandered into the audience.

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