were unable to find

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  • We became lost in space and are unable to find our way home. Cited from Islands of Space, by John W Campbell
  • The band was unable to find much success after its first album.
  • He had been unable to find one word to say about the baby. Cited from Nest Builder, by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
  • But who this some one else was I was unable to find out. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 27, January, 1860, by Various
  • It was a good team, but we were unable to find them their next project.
  • He was unable to find him until very late at night. Cited from Caesar or Nothing, by Pio Baroja
  • There may have been others, which the author was unable to find.
  • After serving two years in prison, she is unable to find work.
  • He was unable to find any assistance and returned to his wife.
  • He was unable to find the bridge: there was no railway either. Cited from [Hans Christian] Andersen's Fairy Tales
  • Now, a great many officers were unable to find even the North Star! Cited from At Suvla Bay, by John Hargrave
  • But all your men are unable to find her, it seems. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society, by Edith Van Dyne
  • His parents search for him but are unable to find him.
  • Jack has been hunting a job, and has been unable to find one. Cited from The Pot Boiler, by Upton Sinclair
  • We have been unable to find in it any reference to any Christian writing. Cited from Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers, by W. A. Clouston
  • I have been unable to find any account of it. Cited from Coral Reefs, by Charles Darwin
  • Officers were unable to find their units, and units were unable to find their officers.
  • Despite this fact, he looks for love from people and is unable to find it.
  • Due to his bad reputation, he was unable to find another job.
  • We are unable to find any record of a painter by that name. Cited from A Short History of Monks and Monasteries, by Alfred Wesley Wishart
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