CRISIS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CRISIS
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crisis
 n.  dangerous situation; crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point
Example Sentence: (134 in 9 pages)
1  I went through my midlife crisis about four or five years ago, when I was forty.
2  The article gives us a real insight into the causes of the present economic crisis.
3  These relationships assume great importance in times of crisis.
4  The crisis has led to price rises in basic foodstuffs, such as meat, cheese and sugar.
5  The crisis had a negative effect on trade.
6  The chinese word for crisis is divided into two characters, one meaning danger and the other meaning opportunity.
7  An invasion would certainly precipitate a political crisis.
8  That incident will surely bring on a crisis.
9  With competition from cheap imports, the British coal industry is facing a serious crisis.
10  They expressed worry about the district's current budget crisis and its vanishing middle-class work force.
11  Poor organization was certainly a contributory factor to the crisis.
12  His handling of the crisis attested to his strength of character.
13  The President is clearly in a dilemma about/over how to tackle the crisis.
14  The city had faced racial crisis and come through it.
15  It is dangerous crisis when a proud heart meets with flattering lips.
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  He was the trembling excited sort of lover, whose crisis soon came, and was finished.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  But then she soon learnt to hold him, to keep him there inside her when his crisis was over.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  wildly, passionately active, coming to her own crisis.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  Connie found it impossible to come to her crisis before he had really finished his.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  But once he had started her, it seemed only natural for her to come to her own crisis with him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  Connie attributed it to Mrs Bolton's influence upon him, just at the crisis in his life.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
7  I may be on their side in a political crisis, but being on their side makes me know how impossible it is to mix one's life with theirs.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  This state of falsity had now brought on that crisis of falsity and dislocation, hysteria, which is a form of insanity.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
9  The crisis of the disease was safely past.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  He was off in one of those hysterical outbursts which come upon a strong nature when some great crisis is over and gone.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
11  Having no mother, she had no one to advise her at such a crisis.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
12  When a crisis comes, as it will do, I will direct how you shall act.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
13  On the day of the crisis, however, his wife turned suddenly against him.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
14  I have already explained to you, however, that my career had in any case reached its crisis, and that no possible conclusion to it could be more congenial to me than this.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
15  Each case has been the prelude to another, and the crisis once over, the actors have passed for ever out of our busy lives.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST