were unable to take

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  • He was unable to take a large view of any subject. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • Brown was unable to take part in the Mass as he was taken ill.
  • However, he was unable to take part in the games.
  • However he was unable to take part in the campaign due a serious illness.
  • In typical cases the patient is unable to take any active part in life. Cited from Manual of Surgery, by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • I was unable to take my eyes off her.
  • He was unable to take part in the semi-final fight because of a minor injury.
  • When he came back later he was unable to take back the umbrella.
  • He was unable to take part in the race.
  • But she was unable to take in a word. Cited from Bertha Garlan, by Arthur Schnitzler
  • The cabinet lived for ten months, but was unable to take the union issue any further.
  • Alabama was unable to take the lead in only scoring ten second half points.
  • However, due to illness, he was unable to take up this post.
  • The volunteers will also assist people who are unable to take care of themselves.
  • The two works left then imperfect I was unable to take up again. Cited from Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2), by Frank Harris
  • He was unable to take revenge, however, and was stopped in the second round.
  • He, however, was unable to take it that way. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • The old grade two listed structure was unable to take the weight of two trains at once.
  • Poor health meant he was unable to take up any commands.
  • What, it seems, they were unable to take was anything which made death less horrible. Cited from The Conquest of Fear, by Basil King
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