Example sentences for: plight

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

  • If W. were to learn even a little about JQA's unhappy plight, he might well realize the virtues of psychological self-analysis.

  • The NYT takes a lot of top-front-page space to detail the plight of those taxpayers who will, under the new provisions about to be signed into law, pay more tax when they sell their homes.

  • Billed as the first feature film by Native Americans, this picaresque tale wins reviewers' admiration for being "palpably authentic" (Richard Schickel, Time ). Critics like the story, about a young man and his friend who set out to retrieve his father's ashes, for eschewing "the high seriousness and dubious mysticism" of most films about the Indians' plight (John Anderson, Newsday ). Although everyone enjoys its wry humor and cutting observations about life on the reservation, a few say its aimless plot betrays its makers' inexperience.

  • There are three common explanations for Japan's plight.

  • The piece seems a little credulous about the military's staffing plight.

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