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fiasco

fiasco Sentence Examples

  • Later in this year he made a most miserable fiasco of the campaign against Montreal, and this finally brought his military career to a dishonourable end.

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  • Annie might have a fiasco on her hands if she doesn't act quickly.

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  • This wretched fiasco was hardly less satisfactory to the majority of Germans than the manner in which the national claims in Schleswig-Holstein were maintained.

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  • Steve was not a good organizer so Tina's surprise party turned out to be a complete fiasco.

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  • Some people believe that our president is to blame for this current economic fiasco.

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  • Because of the sewer fiasco, we were without running water for three days.

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  • The rescue effort evolved into a fiasco when a thunderstorm rolled into town.

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  • I was inspired when Jamie was able to take his fiasco of a life and turn it around completely into a success.

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  • Gary planned every detail of the event meticulously, so as to avoid a disaster like the Great Fiasco of 2015.

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  • Having random roommates turned out to be a fiasco; I wish I had chosen to rent an apartment with a friend.

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  • Moving ended up being a fiasco; we might have been better off in the old house.

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  • Our reckless spending habits early in life led us to this financial fiasco that we are trapped in now.

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  • His trial, however, ended in a scandalous fiasco.

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  • Once before he had used that logic, and it had been a prelude to a fiasco.

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  • But in spite of the fiasco of the Irish Councils Bill (1907), the struggles over education (Mr Birrell's bill of 1906 being dropped on account of the Lords' amendments), the rejection by the peers of the Plural Voting Abolition Bill (1906), and the failure (again due to the Lords) of the Scottish Small Holdings Bill and Valuation Bill (1907), which at the time made his premiership appear to be a period of bitter and unproductive debate, a good many reforming measures of some moment were carried.

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  • But her past was in her favour, and so were her sex and her Tudor tact, which checked the growth of discontent and made Essex's rebellion a ridiculous fiasco.

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  • Though the Scottish Churches Bill, the Unemployed Bill and the Aliens Bill were passed, a complete fiasco occurred over the redistribution proposals, which pleased nobody and had to be withdrawn owing to a blunder as to procedure; and though on the 17th of July a meeting of the party at the foreign office resulted in verbal assurances of loyalty, only two days later the government was caught in a minority of four on the estimates for the Irish Land Commission.

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  • He was a proficient in medicine, among other qualifications for this post, and he remained for years on intimate terms with the most extreme men in the Fenian organization under all its forms. His services enabled the British government to take measures which led to the fiasco of the Canadian invasion of 1870 and Riel's surrender in 1871, and he supplied full details concerning the various Irish-American associations, in which he himself was a prominent member.

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  • The tragic fiasco of the Sicilian expedition, involving the death 1 In 454 Athens made a treaty with Segesta (inscr.

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  • The plot was forced on prematurely by the suspicions excited at court, and the rash attempt to rouse the city of London (8th of February 1601) proved a complete fiasco.

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  • He died in 1304, traditionally of anger at the Syrian fiasco, and was succeeded by his brother Ijijaitu (Oeljeitu).

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  • a knight of the Garter of England, proceeded with his Sagres buildings, especially the palace, church and observatory (the first in Portugal) which formed the nucleus of the "Infante's Town," and which were certainly commenced soon after the Tangier fiasco (1437), if not earlier.

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  • But ever since the coup fiasco, the CIA and the State Department have viewed him with undisguised contempt.

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  • In Scotland, hard working pupils and teachers have been badly let down by the administrative chaos of the exams fiasco.

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  • expat based in Dubai, lost many thousands of pounds in the Imperial fiasco.

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  • Paul Austin, a British expat based in Dubai, lost many thousands of pounds in the Imperial fiasco.

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  • Mr Todd: Number 1 - To stop a repeat of last year's fiasco; no more animals are allowed on site.

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  • Her husband, knowing she could not play, shut the piano to avoid a fiasco.

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  • Centrale Stop, in Tamworth Road opened on 10th December 2005 following a major fiasco over the finances.

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  • The West Coast Mainline has become the biggest fiasco in the short history of rail privatization.

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  • I was one of the crowd who saw this famous fiasco.

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  • But sadly he had a major plumbing fiasco, where pipes cracked and flooded his house.

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  • The Mail reports that the civil servants responsible for the Home Office foreign prisoners fiasco will keep their jobs (Times, p.4 ).

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  • Finally we took the message into the closing session of the whole fiasco.

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  • The recent fiasco around weapons of mass destruction springs to mind.

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  • This whole Transco thing seems to be a complete fiasco.

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  • However Carmen was not the total fiasco some writers have inferred.

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  • Conservatives have laid the blame for the latest tax credits fiasco firmly at the door of Chancellor Gordon Brown.

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  • How to do good and have fun Young people caught in this summer's A-level fiasco may decide to take a last-minute gap year.

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  • Check back next week for part II of the whole immigration fiasco.

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  • Although the prisoner fiasco may have ended those hopes, he would be seen as a credible candidate for Deputy Prime Minister.

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  • Witness the exams fiasco last year where at least Estelle Morris had the courage to stand aside.

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  • The Middlesex election fiasco led to further problems for the ministry.

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  • It provides a way out of the current 'A ' level exam fiasco and, as such, may be hugely lucrative.

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  • mishandled totally the Middlesex election fiasco which led to the Massacre of St George's Field.

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  • The Kyoto fiasco has left us in a similar state of mutual suspicion.

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  • turnabout from the bus fiasco we had on our arrival.

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  • The attack on Palestine was a fiasco, and the generals sent against Molon and Alexander met with disaster.

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  • An ineffective and extremely corrupt administration, a grave economic condition, new and heavy taxes, military repression, recurring heavy deficits in the budget, adding to a debt (about $150,000,000 in 1868) already very large and burdensome, and the complete fiasco of the junta of inquiry of Cuban and Porto Rican representatives which met in Madrid in 1866-1867--all were important influences favouring the outbreak of the Ten Years' War.

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  • The Jacobites also, through mistrust of each other - none could trust Hamilton - and finally through the intoxication of a pilot who failed to reach Forbin, led to the imbecile fiasco.

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  • Brian looked to be all set for a complete turnabout from the bus fiasco we had on our arrival.

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  • So far, the tour has been an unmitigated fiasco.

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  • People then demanded to know if this fiasco was staged or merely an accident.

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  • Is the Heather Mills and Paul McCartney fiasco another case of a public divorce that's gotten ugly?

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  • After last season's fiasco of being rejected in front of millions of viewers, it's really no wonder why Tila Tequila decided to opt out of filming a third season of the bi-sexual oriented dating show.

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  • One of his first acting jobs was in a 1987 Löwenbräu beer commercial, which led to a part in the box office fiasco, New Year's Day.

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  • The best part of the whole fiasco were all the jokes other comedians and talk show hosts made regarding the whole deal.

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  • Amos quickly became depressed and embarrassed over the album fiasco.

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  • Upton was one of Frakes clients at the time of the fiasco, and in the first episode of the show, he successfully convinces Upton to put the incident behind her and return to pageants.

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  • My Fair Wedding with David Tutera is a show about quickly turning a wedding fiasco into an amazing experience that dazzles not only the bride, but everyone in attendance.

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