In-the-throes-of sentence example
- His thrashing was the signal he was in the throes of dream.
- When he ascended the throne of Babylon in 747 B.C. Assyria was in the throes of a revolution.
- Russia's military prestige was at a low ebb, her finance in a state of chaos, the Tsarist regime discredited and the country in the throes of revolution.
- In 1602 he entered the university of Louvain, then in the throes of a violent conflict between the Jesuit, or scholastic, party and the followers of Michael Baius, who swore by St Augustine.
- During the first two weeks of April, while Constantinople was in the throes of revolution, serious events were taking place in Adana, the prosperous capital of the Cilician plain.Advertisement
- The war, which, probably because of financial trouble, the Spartans had neglected to pursue when Athens was thus in the throes of political convulsion, was now resumed.
- On his return to London England was in the throes of the popish terror.
- Two months later, when all Italy and half the rest of Europe were in the throes of revolution, the people forced Count Palffy, the Austrian governor, to release him (March 17).
- We were now in the throes of winter, a time I really detested at sea.
- The CragRats ' drama improvisation centered on the difficult choice faced by a school in the throes of an Ofsted inspection.Advertisement
- In many families, the concept of giving back to the community is often lost in the throes of busy schedules and self-absorption.
- Both recreational users and users who are deep in the throes of addiction can oftentimes be recognized by external factors because this particular drug can have such a profound effect on the life of the user.
- "Shy person" is a nice way of saying "fool", because in the throes of initial infatuation, that is often how someone feels.
- He will drown himself in the throes of a passionate love affair and enjoy every second of it.
- This can be especially frustrating for a beginner: Not only are you in the throes of your first foray into film-making, but suddenly you're also trying to become a computer whiz overnight!Advertisement
- The result is an uneasy economic alliance in the throes of change.