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Example Sentences for "fragile"

My grandmother is really old, and her bones are fragile because she didn't get enough calcium in her diet when she was growing upBe careful with that box; it has dishes and glasses in it, so it's really fragile.

My grandmother is really old, and her bones are fragile because she didn't get enough calcium in her diet when she was growing up.

The government majority is quite fragile, and could break down if the coalition starts fighting amongst itself.

The fragility of the sculpture makes it very difficult to move.

You'd better mark that package fragile so the movers know not to be too rough with it.

Our country's recovery from this recession is still quite fragile and could be seriously set back by an increase in inflation.

There is a Turkish proverb which states that man is harder than iron, stronger than stone, and more fragile than a rose.

The use of force occurs more frequently in societies where loyalty to the state is fragile.

Jerry Rubin once suggested that most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, they are scared, weak, and fragile.

Alice Mackenzie Swaim wrote, Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.

Butterfly wings are amazingly fragile, yet also incredibly strong; thin as tissue, these wings carry the butterfly on flights of thousands of miles.

Glass can be made so strong that a pressure of 350 tons is required to crush a two-inch cube, and it can be made so fragile that the breath will break a drinking glass.

Randolph Bourne once noted that friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.

Some people in Wales feel that tourism, though an important source of revenue for the country, endangers their fragile culture.

Coral reefs are home to over 25% of all marine life, and are the world's most fragile and endangered ecosystem.

Birds are rare as fossils because of their fragile skeletons.


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