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uhn suhk ses fuh lee

  • r  without success
    she tried unsuccessfully to persuade him to buy a new car

  • Before he began experimenting with a vat of oil and oodles of noodles in the 1950s, Ando had dabbled unsuccessfully in business ventures ranging from salt to prefab houses.
  • No wonder the Justice Department sought (unsuccessfully) to break it up.
  • With 30% of American adults considered obese and as many as 50 million of us on some sort of diet--usually unsuccessfully--at any one time, perhaps we ought to be asking ourselves .
News & Articles

  • New York Has Its Very Own Military Sexual Assault Problem
    As Congress tries, unsuccessfully , to find some outside way to curb military sexual assaults, a new investigation into "officer misconduct" is on in New York's very own Air National Guard, where a retired lieutenant colonel in the 109th Airlift Wing (which flies huge, ski-going cargo planes) says the problem of sexual misconduct is endemic.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Guilty plea in 94-year-old’s killing
    Investigators say Marie Johnson tried unsuccessfully to start a fire at the scene three times following murder.
    June 13, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Teaneck's Votee Park on verge of new era
    For decades, the township has struggled unsuccessfully to come up with a solution to fix the flood-prone fields. And those efforts were hampered in recent years with the discovery of contaminants on the soccer fields.
    June 13, 2013 - The Record

  • Mike Nifong in FOX News
    Obviously the person who filed this affidavit is someone who tried unsuccessfully to defeat me in the political process,Nifong told The Associated Press in an interview Friday. "Now that the voters have chosen someone other than who she...
  • Manouchehr Mottaki in International Herald Tribune
    Mr. Bush has tried unsuccessfully to undermine our relations with the countries of the region. We believe his mission has totally failed. We have making strides in building ties with the region, politically, economically and even in security,...

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