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  • She was unable to make up her mind whether she could or not. Cited from The Lion's Share, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • Despite this record they were unable to make a return to the national stage.
  • Day after day they stood off and on, but were unable to make the land. Cited from Neville Trueman the Pioneer Preacher, W.H.Withrow
  • At first they were unable to make out what it was. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in Texas, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • But when shooting for the video came along he was unable to make it.
  • And thus being unable to make what is just strong, we have made what is strong just. Cited from Pascal's Pensees, by Blaise Pascal
  • This was found to be too small and many were unable to make a living in this region.
  • He was unable to make any great changes as he died in office shortly thereafter.
  • However, he was unable to make it through that day.
  • He had a little fire, but was unable to make a start or to travel any more. Cited from Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador, Mrs. Hubbard
  • I have been unable to make a complete map of the island. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 9, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • To those who are unable to make up their mind I say by all means wait. Cited from Freedom's Battle, by Mahatma Gandhi
  • They are unable to make it do anything now.
  • What worth to me were money and property when they were unable to make my poor child well and happy? Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • Being out of breath when she came up with it, she was unable to make him hear. Cited from The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens
  • Evening came on, and still he had been unable to make up his mind to look upon the sun. Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
  • He was unable to make the purchase and left the station.
  • Being out of breath, she was unable to make him hear. Cited from Ten Girls from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Five years later he was promoted to the first team but was unable to make a big impact.
  • However, he is unable to make it to the fair due to getting lost in the woods.
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