01. The lads felt [miserable] after losing the game in a shoot-out.
02. We were thinking of going camping, but with this [miserable] weather I think we'd better wait until next week.
03. She felt [miserable], so she went to bed early.
04. Grandpa has a [miserable] cold, so he can't play with you today.
05. The little girl looked [miserably] down at her broken doll.
06. The train stopped in some [miserable] little town where even the birds looked unhappy.
07. My science teacher is a [miserable] old man who obviously hates kids.
08. I can't believe the guy only offered me a [miserable] £500 for my old car.
09. She didn't try very hard, and failed [miserably] as a result.
10. He lived a life of [misery] in a poor village in his country before coming to England.
11. The President seems totally unconcerned by the [misery] of the millions of unemployed in this country.
12. Janis Joplin once suggested that audiences like their blues singers to be [miserable].
13. Erma Bombeck once noted that most parents never imagine how hard their children try to please them, and how [miserable] they feel when they think they have failed.
14. William Cobbett once noted that happiness or [misery] is in the mind.
15. Albert Schweitzer once said, "I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of [misery] to an end."
16. Letitia Landon once noted that no thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very [miserable].
17. Shakespeare wrote that the [miserable] have no other medicine but only hope.
18. The Trojan War, which ended in such [misery] for so many people, started out as a quarrel amongst the gods.
19. John Kennedy once stated that those who dare to fail [miserably] can achieve greatly.
20. An old proverb states that [misery] loves company.
21. Cynthia Nelms once suggested that nobody really cares if you're [miserable], so you might as well be happy.
22. Lord Mancroft once noted that money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you to be [miserable] in comfort.
23. Woody Allen once claimed that life is divided into the horrible and the [miserable].
24. Rousseau once remarked that the happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most [miserable] who enjoys the least pleasure.
25. Gloria Naylor once said, "I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel [miserable] either. Life is just supposed to make you feel."
26. Roger L'Estrange once stated that it is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or [miserable].
27. Lord Mahavir once stated that all human beings are [miserable] due to their own faults, and they themselves can be happy by correcting these faults.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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