unable to do

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  • He is unable to do anything because he cannot give away his position.
  • Father was unable to do any kind of work for over two years. Cited from Slave Narratives: South Carolina, Pt. 2, by Work Projects Admin.
  • Even my father was unable to do anything for the family until you came. Cited from Old Kaskaskia, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • He said that he felt much better, though still unable to do duty. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • But during this period he was unable to do much independent research.
  • When at last he started to turn back he found himself unable to do so. Cited from The Bobbsey Twins, by Laura Lee Hope
  • I tried to get further into this matter, but was unable to do so. Cited from The Mafulu, by Robert W. Williamson
  • But as he was unable to do it, he suffered in his soul. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • After this we tried to light a fire, but were unable to do so. Cited from Pioneers in Canada, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • He comes close to killing two people but is unable to do so.
  • You must figure so they will be unable to do any damage. Cited from The Boy Allies Under the Sea, by Robert L. Drake
  • However, she ultimately felt unable to do so and did not show up.
  • I was the only one of the family who felt unable to do anything for myself. Cited from The African Trader, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • We tried every means to find the two officers, but were unable to do so. Cited from With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia, by John Ward
  • However, he's unable to do so as he is in a meeting.
  • The question came to be, what is reason unable to do? Cited from The English Church in the Eighteenth Century, by Overton
  • She seemed to be making an effort to continue, but was unable to do so. Cited from Campfire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains, by Stella M. Francis
  • I had planned to visit other institutions but was unable to do so. Cited from The Bullitt Mission to Russia, by William C. Bullitt
  • If they were unable to do so, the other team won.
  • However, she was unable to do so and she shot her.
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