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Example Sentences for "desperate"

Hunger made them desperateShe hates her job, and is desperate to find something else.

Hunger made them desperate.

The little girl had been drinking pop all afternoon and was desperate to find a bathroom.

Her suicide attempt was an act of desperation, a cry for attention.

People in the war-torn country are desperate for food and medical supplies.

Refugees are desperately trying to escape before enemy troops arrive in the village.

The situation is now desperate, with hundreds of people in danger of losing their homes to the advancing fire.

Nobuko was desperate for a home-cooked Japanese meal.

After five hours on the airplane Shirley was desperate for a cigarette.

Sean O'Casey once said that all the world's a stage, and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.

Thoreau once stated that most men lead lives of quiet desperation.

Anthony Robbins once remarked that in life you need either inspiration or desperation.

A Spanish proverb states, Buy from desperate people, and sell to newlyweds.

Since gaining independence in 1993, Eritrea has faced the economic problems of a small, desperately poor country.

People who are suicidal often feel they are a burden to others, and in desperation see death as a way to escape their terrible pain and unhappiness.


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