English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "hamper"

His progress in learning a second language is being hampered by his shyness in speakingThe stormy weather is hampering efforts to rescue two fishermen from their sinking boat.

His progress in learning a second language is being hampered by his shyness in speaking.

The police investigation into the murder is being hampered by a lack of cooperation on the part of the witnesses.

He doesn't know what he's doing, so instead of helping us, he only hampers our progress.

Don't throw your dirty clothes on the floor; put them in the hamper.

I'd better do the laundry; the hamper is full.

Something in the dirty clothes hamper smells bad. I think it's a cloth napkin which had milk on it.

This rain is really hampering our progress in painting the exterior of the house.

Every year we give a hamper of food to a poor family at Christmastime.

The bad weather hampered efforts to rescue the sailors.

His play in the match is being hampered by an old knee injury.

The repairs to the old car are hampered by a lack of availability of parts.

These new trade restrictions are hampering our ability to expand our sales into the overseas markets.

Treatment of your grandfather's illness is being hampered by the weakness of his immune system.

If you can't help me, then don't hamper me by getting in my way.

Harold Geneen once advised that we must not be hampered by yesterday's myths in concentrating on today's needs.

W. Somerset Maugham once said that it is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.

We didn't want him to come with us because he isn't very strong, and we didn't want to bring anybody who would hamper the rescue mission.


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