was desperate

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  • I saw the situation was desperate and took things into my own hands. Cited from Sixty Years of California Song, by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • He knew that my situation was desperate, and yet he offered me his all. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 18, April, 1859, by Various
  • She is desperate to keep both of these problems secret, especially from her brother.
  • If the play was desperate before, it became even more so now. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He had spoken the truth when he had said that he was desperate. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • He was desperate to help us even though we didn't really need any help.
  • It is desperate work, but we shall see what can be done. Cited from The Boy Allies with Haig in Flanders, Claire Hayes
  • Can you wonder I was desperate enough to ask you to save me? Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • We knew the situation was desperate long before last night's meeting. Cited from Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls, by Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
  • But although his situation was desperate, he did not mean to fall. Cited from Carmen's Messenger, by Harold Bindloss
  • If he thought to escape that way his hope was desperate. Cited from Count Hannibal, by Stanley J. Weyman
  • The woman is desperate to talk through their problems, but the man remains silent.
  • He is desperate for me, and I know not to what length he might go. Cited from When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Charles Major
  • They are desperate and their leaders care nothing for human life. Cited from Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • I didn't get a look at her until the last minute when it was desperate. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Her family stated that they were desperate for her to win to end their poverty.
  • I applied for a position as office-boy to-day -- I was desperate. Cited from Journal of Arthur Stirling, by Upton Sinclair
  • I would have you know that we are desperate men. Cited from The Voyage of the Hoppergrass, by E. Pearson
  • After two weeks at the restaurant he was desperate to get any job inside the park.
  • You know me, and you can see that I am desperate. Cited from My Strangest Case, by Guy Boothby
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