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  • a  (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
    unable to get to town without a car
    unable to obtain funds
  • s  (usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability
    dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately
    the sun was unable to melt enough snow
  • s  lacking in power or forcefulness
    like an unable phoenix in hot ashes

  • Robotic Cat An ideal mate for someone who could use a pet's love, but is unable to care for the real thing.
  • Two truck drivers managed to escape their sinking vehicles, unable to aid their driving partners asleep in the back.
  • So below are things McCain and his forces can do when running against Obama that Clinton has been unable to do well or at all -- some of which McCain, President Bush, and other .
News & Articles

  • Derek Paden unable to compete at state meet
    Due to health issues, Cambridge's Derek Paden was actually unable to compete in this weekend's OHSAA State Track Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of The Ohio State University.
    June 12, 2013 - The Daily Jeffersonian
  • Woods, Garcia Don't Connect Beyond Handshake
    Unable to arrange a private meeting, Sergio Garcia left Tiger Woods a note in his locker Tuesday at the U.S. Open with hopes of moving on from his racially charged comment and getting back to playing golf.
    June 11, 2013 - New York Times
  • Ravens unable to restructure Vonta Leach's contract, expected to release or trade him, sources say
    The Baltimore Ravens and fullback Vonta Leach were unable to reach a compromise to restructure the veteran's contract and as a result, the Ravens are expected to release or trade the Pro Bowl lead blocker as soon as Tuesday, according to sources.        
    June 10, 2013 - Baltimore Sun
Quotes

  • Henry Paulson in Washington Post
    Gay and lesbian Americans : are often barred from the bedsides of the partners with whom they may have spent decades of their lives-unable to be there for the person they love, and unable to act as a legal surrogate if their partner is... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Wall Street Journal http://www.google.com/url?q=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304510004575186893862169492.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG98PQH_nWrrP6lbONEN_lLC7St-Q Apr 15, 2010 103276 137039 unable I am convinced that this bold approach will cost American families far less than the alternative _ a continuing series of financial institution failures and frozen credit markets unable to fund economic expansion," Paulson said in a prepared...
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in The Wichita Eagle
    Cheney said that Obama "seems afraid to make a decision, and unable to provide his commander on the ground with the troops he needs to complete his mission."

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