1 The war, and the corresponding fall in trade, have had a devastating effect on the country.
2 It will be a devastating blow to the local community if the factory closes.
3 Affairs do have a devastating effect on marriages.
4 Oil spills are having a devastating effect on coral reefs in the ocean.
5 Acid rain has a devastating effect on the forest.
6 After the devastating attack on its military bases, the country was determined not to be caught with its pants down a second time.
7 The missile strike was devastating - the target was totally obliterated.
8 Five to ten rhinos are killed every year on average, mostly during Assam's devastating floods because they have to flee Kaziranga's low marshy lands to higher hills where they cannot be guarded.
9 If they let Lee improvise even one response, it could be devastating.
10 If she by some fluke is elected, we'll have a bitterly divided nation for four more devastating years.
11 For that to explode, or implode, is going to be devastating, she explained.
12 Five to ten rhinos are killed every year, mostly during Assam's devastating floods because they have to flee Kaziranga's low marshy lands to higher hills.
13 Mr Kore-Eda is one of world cinema's most humane and skilful storytellers, and "Shoplifters" is another of his low-key, acutely observed, ultimately devastating studies of contemporary Japanese life.
14 In the aftermath of recent devastating earthquakes, the country will be more reliant than ever on the remittances sent home by these workers, but is that helping or hindering development?
15 With millions of Haitians living on $2 a day or less and hundreds of thousands of people rendered homeless by a devastating earthquake two years ago, the country struggles to produce world-class athletes.