Example sentences for: ill-fated

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

  • When his team designed the ill-fated J30, they thought about toilet bowls and conceived their target customer as "the perfect asshole!"

  • When was the last piece you read noticing the parallels between our no-fly enforcement and the Gulf of Tonkin naval presence in the early 60s or between our Bosnia mission and the ill-fated one in Beirut?

  • Maren shows how this previously underreported history set the stage for the 1992 famine and the subsequent ill-fated American military intervention.

  • He is buried with 2,023 of his warriors, who died in the ill-fated 1877 Satsuma Rebellion.

  • In 1912, for the sake of a few emperor penguin eggs, Apsley Cherry-Garrard and two members of Scott's ill-fated polar expedition endured what Cherry-Garrard called “extremity of suffering” from which only “madness or death may give relief.”


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