Examples of desperately in a Sentence
all of a sudden everything went desperately wrong
Recent Examples of desperately from the Web
His loan spell at Crystal Palace was desperately needed.
None of these bills offer the kind of thoughtful modernization the act desperately needs.
Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature who pushed the tax measure through argue that the $5.2 billion the new taxes will bring in each year is desperately needed for road and bridge repairs, but Republicans aren’t buying that.
The beans to veggie ratio was poor, and the bowl desperately needed some rice to add a little substance to it.
But the gang became a national focus primarily because Trump promoted reports of grisly murders as proof that America desperately needs his harsh immigration policies.
This is the fearless satire that America desperately needs right now.
Prayer then helps bring about a horizontal and vertical unification of our people, unification so desperately needed today.
The money is desperately needed to improve security, said Thom Sutterfield, a board member at two charters, Imagine-Chancellor in Boynton Beach, with about 1,000 students, and Glades Academy in Pahokee, with 265.
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a lot, as all get-out, good and;
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Definition of desperately for Students
- They desperately called for help.
- He became desperately ill.
- … I wished desperately that I knew where my mama was …
- —Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
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