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  • She was unable to get medical treatment because of her small size.
  • However the French forces were too strong and they were unable to get through.
  • Sometimes when the men fell they were unable to get up. Cited from A Man's Woman, by Frank Norris
  • On other days they were unable to get started at all. Cited from The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
  • The British were unable to get her off so they destroyed her.
  • He is unable to get the camp dog to move when trying to walk it.
  • Or if he had, he had been unable to get word to Frank. Cited from The Boy Scouts on the Trail, by George Durston
  • A Fox fell into a well and was unable to get out again. Cited from Aesop's Fables, by Aesop
  • I ran beside it, but was unable to get onto the running board. Cited from More Tish, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "We shall be unable to get into the city if we remain here longer." Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • They are unable to get offers to play and this leads to more problems.
  • Although other British vessels arrived they were unable to get her off.
  • One of them was unable to get out his task of coal. Cited from The Twin Hells, by John N. Reynolds
  • And once down, we were unable to get up again. Cited from Voyages of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  • They were unable to get a piece that could be used, although they tried in various ways. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 19, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • She had been unable to get the letter to him that day, and for a very good reason. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • We were unable to get in, and cannot, therefore, say what effect was produced by it. Cited from Indian Nullification, by William Apes
  • Her parents were unable to get news about her since the earthquake struck.
  • As yet, ships of heavy draft are unable to get through it. Cited from Scientific American, Vol. 22, No. 1, by Various
  • Speed was unable to get his car up to speed, and the team let him go during practice.
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