were unable to come

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  • They were unable to come out of the ground and gave up.
  • However, the band members were unable to come to an agreement and the project failed.
  • The rest sent word that they were unable to come. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 2
  • This initially bore no results, as the two sides were unable to come to terms.
  • The two sides, however, were unable to come to an agreement suitable to all parties.
  • Thus a dispute arose among them, and they were unable to come to any conclusion. Cited from The Book of Noodles, by W. A. Clouston
  • I should like to know how it was that you were unable to come to dinner or join us at the theatre to-night. Cited from The Profiteers, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Dumas accepted the offer, but they ultimately were unable to come to terms after the show.
  • Together, they attempted to release several hip-hop tracks, but were unable to come to an agreement.
  • The Hoosiers did manage one third quarter score, but were unable to come up with enough to get the win.
  • They pursued the flying Cubapinos as fast as they could, but were unable to come up with them. Cited from Captain Jinks, Hero, by Ernest Crosby
  • Its employees attempted to acquire the airline, but were unable to come up with the capital.
  • We were granted much cooperation by Japan, but we were unable to come to an agreement with Great Britain. Cited from State of the Union, Calvin Coolidge
  • When they descended the tree they were unable to come straight down, like a squirrel, but went around it spirally. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • Coming to the end of his deal at Bath, the club and player were unable to come to an agreement over a new package.
  • The chapel was crowded to the doors and those who were unable to come in remained on the sidewalk during the services. Cited from Sixty Years of California Song, by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • Some of you were unable to come so soon, and he has therefore, at the instance of those who were here, waited till to-day to open the talk. Cited from Treaties of Canada with Indians, Alexander Morris
  • The deal was broken by Nintendo after they were unable to come to an agreement on how revenue would be split between the two companies.
  • He had ordered a number of the eunuchs to appear before him, all of whom except this young man were unable to come, because engaged in other duties. Cited from Court Life in China, by Isaac Taylor Headland
  • In addition, the patrons could purchase books and were permitted to check out books when they were unable to come to the reading room during library hours.
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