Examples of bugaboo in a Sentence
politicians complaining about that old bugaboo, high oil prices
doing one's tax returns are a real bugaboo for some people
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Service - that old bugaboo and challenge at many places these days - was fantastic, from our hustling waitress Patty to our gregarious pal Fatos.
There are still workers who would benefit from more job opportunity; wage growth has room to run; and inflation, the great bugaboo of people like Hiatt, remains below its 2 percent target.
But, a familiar bugaboo probably will steepen San Diego’s odds.
Jenny Rosenstrach has two young daughters, each with their own crazy-making food bugaboos: neither will eat eggs, one won't touch pasta, the other has more typical picky-kid tendencies.
Defense has been Arizona State's bugaboo this season, however.
But that bugaboo reappeared in a big way Thursday night as the Hawks fell to the Stars 4-0 and coach Ken Hitchcock reached a significant milestone against frequent foil Joel Quenneville.
Each of Galton’s literary bugaboos—obscure expressions, poor grammar, and the faulty arrangements of ideas—could be instantly deleted from the literature, or patched over in a set of updates to the paper-writing software.
Winning streak pride aside, there were a number of bugaboos that cost the Cavs a 14th straight victory.
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