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Example Sentences for "tragedy"

Two adults and one child were killed in a tragic car accident on the highway outside of Memphis last weekendRomeo and Juliet is a famous tragedy written by Shakespeare.

Two adults and one child were killed in a tragic car accident on the highway outside of Memphis last weekend.

The police chase ended tragically when the car being pursued hit and killed an old man crossing a street.

H. L. Mencken once said that the basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.

The tragedy of romance is that too many times, people end up hating the person that they originally loved with all their hearts.

Her husband was tragically killed on the last day of the Second World War.

The tragic ending of the film Titanic made teenage girls the world over break down in tears.

The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center is one of the most tragic events in American history.

The first news of the tragedy of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center reached the President within minutes.

An unusual wedding ceremony ended in tragedy when the bride's parachute failed to open.

The tragic death of the King has shocked the entire nation.

The terrible sadness of the little girl's short, tragic life filled the courtroom with sorrow.

Albert Schweitzer once said that the tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.

Many psychologists suggest that rather than describing the experience of divorce as a tragedy, it should be viewed as a transition in the life cycle of the family, with opportunities as well as risks.

One and one-half acres of rainforest are lost every second, with tragic consequences for both developing and industrial countries.

Greek tragedy served as a distant model for the theater of the Renaissance era.


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