Examples of hobble in a Sentence
She picked up her cane and hobbled across the room.
She is sometimes hobbled by self-doubt.
He has been hobbled by a knee injury.
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And the country relied on the Gulf Coast for its gas reserves after the 1970s Arab oil embargo hobbled the U.S. economy.
Justice Samuel Alito expressed concern that law enforcement would be hobbled without the ability to demand offshore emails from companies located in the U.S.
Continuing to add on a daily basis to currently existing $21 trillion debt, compounded by financing costs, hobbles the future.
But the president wasn't acting alone, as Republican leaders, who had promised a free-wheeling and open debate, threw their support behind the White House's preference, making sure the bipartisan effort was hobbled before the final vote.
The historic lack of regional cooperation in Florida — especially in Tampa Bay and South Florida — has hobbled efforts to improve transportation.
The 30-year-old managed just seven second-half minutes during United's 2-0 defeat at the hands of Tottenham on Wednesday as he was forced to hobble off down the tunnel with a recurrence of a knee injury.
Just as publishers pivoted to video because of changes to Facebook’s algorithm, investors could reverse the trends that have hobbled local news for the last two decades.
Already playing hobbled by the hip injury that cost him 36 games of the current season, Thomas left the series for good after one half of the opener.
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Origin and Etymology of hobble
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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