Examples of desperately in a Sentence
all of a sudden everything went desperately wrong
Recent Examples of desperately from the Web
While the Blackout era is a thing Britney Spears fans would desperately like to leave in the past, the Blackout album remains rightly treasured as the most interesting set of Spears’ career.
West Ham's half was summed up with fans desperately calling for a shot from Lanzini, who obliged, blasting his shot from outside the area well over Simon Mignolet's goal.
Many criticized Judd’s Twitter threats, which declared that law enforcement officers would check IDs at storm shelters, for potentially deterring Floridians desperately in need of help, including the county’s undocumented immigrants.
The Blossom women vehemently refuse, asking where F.P.’s mercy was when the Blossoms were desperately wondering what happened to Jason, when Cheryl was sleeping under the same roof as a cold killer (her own father).
In 1972, when China was desperately poor and largely insular, President Richard Nixon, a staunch cold warrior, traveled to Beijing for historic meetings with Mao Zedong, the father of the Communist revolution there.
That is why, despite still desperately yearning to win his first IndyCar championship, Castroneves did not seriously pursue driving for another team next year.
Dortmund desperately needs a strong result to get back on track amid the club's recent struggles.
Development Needs South Sudan’s conflict has claimed tens of thousands of lives, forced 4 million from their homes and cratered an economy that already desperately needed development on independence in 2011.
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a lot, as all get-out, good and;
DESPERATELY Defined for Kids
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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