were unable to cope

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  • He is unable to cope with the fact that he had shot and killed another person, his own team member.
  • They should have been unable to cope with the demands of daily life.
  • He worked in street construction for a short amount of time, but was unable to cope with the heavy labour.
  • They were unable to cope with the practical questions of their situation. Cited from What Can She Do?, by Edward Payson Roe
  • I was unable to cope with it, and so found myself in despair. Cited from Science and Health/Key to The Scriptures, by Eddy
  • It has been unable to cope with religious feeling. Cited from The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism, by Bertrand Russell
  • This was exactly the environment that the children had come from, and with which they had been unable to cope.
  • Duval was unable to cope, and moved out of the family home for a year.
  • The company was unable to cope with all these factors.
  • Traffic reached a point where the port of Antofagasta was unable to cope.
  • Her brother was unable to cope so her sister adopted his four sons and Cameron took his three daughters into her household.
  • Civilian-run groups attempted to deal with the food shortages but were unable to cope.
  • He also introduced a large batch of youngsters who were unable to cope with League football.
  • Bob Duval was unable to cope, and moved out of the family home for a year.
  • A critical incident that occurs to an individual is the starting point for incident stress if the individual is unable to cope.
  • Dunedin Star began rapidly taking on water and her pumps were unable to cope.
  • Wounded as he was, he had been unable to cope single-handed with them, and was rapidly being borne toward the carriage. Cited from International Short Stories: French, by Various
  • The Company was unable to cope with this competition.
  • Away from the hospital support, Yvonne's body is unable to cope and she dies.
  • In a country home a thoroughly intelligent woman was unable to cope with her and she was finally delivered into the hands of an institution. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
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