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Questions with the noun Agony

4 examples:

Can't you see Tom is in agony?

Too scared to break up with your other half? Looking to do it with a new frisson of agony?
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Ever wondered why a pair of kitten heels leaves some women in agony while others are happy to stride around in their ‘comfortable’ high heels for hours on end?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

No sports fan need be reminded of the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, but what about the agony of victory, the unraveling that can occur when your triumph is so complete there are no more worlds to conquer?
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Sentences with the noun Agony

46 examples:

He was in agony.

Prolong the agony.

She screamed in agony.

The last agony was over.

Tom seems to be in agony.

My shoes hurt. I'm in agony.

He held back a cry of agony.

The treatment prolonged the agony.

I spent the weekend writhing in agony when my gallstone started to move.

The agony of cut flowers fills our rooms with a sweet smell.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.
(Maya Angelou)

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
(George Eliot)

On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
(Virginia Woolf)

No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
(Isadora Duncan)

Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
(Benjamin Disraeli)

Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
(Benjamin Disraeli)

Talk about going from ecstasy to agony.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Recent research is easing some of that agony.
(Science Daily - News, )

Someone should just buy the assets and end the agony.
(James Quinn in The Telegraph - Finance, )

Now, he was lying on the Dublin turf, writhing in agony.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In that one word lies all the agony of the last few days.
(The Independent - World News, )

But he was left in agony when it burst into raw blisters.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

After the agony and the ecstasy, something of an anti-climax.
(The Independent - Football, )

Charlie Maddy, now five, from Northamptonshire, went through agony.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

For a huge number of women, summer is blighted by the agony of UTIs.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

She claims subsequent transvaginal tape treatment left her in agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Kathryn Kelly, from Devon, was diagnosed after several years of agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

An Australian mother-of-one was left bed bound for days while in agony.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Then the agony: Vlad Chiriches' quite brilliant equaliser for Tottenham.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

One sightless child sums up the agony of a whole population under siege.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Opiates like these can make the agony of surgery or cancer more bearable.
(Fox News - Health, )

On Roe v. Wade anniversary, for all the mothers who know the agony of abortion.
(Fox News - U.S., )

It follows a report earlier this year revealing many patients are dying in agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

This one, though, ended with a bad step and Grilli crumpled on the ground in agony.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The thrill of surprise and the agony of the miss. Earnings season returns this week.
(USA Today - Money, )

EXCLUSIVE: Jake Foster, 13, has a genetic condition which causes patients to die in agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But the plus-size glamour model is left with an unfinished design after screaming in agony.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

For one Southern California mother, the thrill of victory has been lost to the agony of concussion.
(Bill Dwyre in Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

The agony of not knowing what’s happened may be unbearable but gradually finding out is even worse.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Very bad, very, very bad,’ the Arsenal manager said, puffing out his cheeks to accentuate his agony.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Dele Alli is certainly not the first to leave an opponent crumpled on the turf in agony.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

One of the interesting aspects of working within the world of corporate procurement, is the agony of self-identity.
(Jonathan Webb, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

Let the agony of conflicts commence: Coachella and Goldenvoice have announced the set times for this year's festival.
(Devon Maloney in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Hamburg SV's Nicolai Müller went from joy to agony recently, hurting his knee after scoring a goal in a soccer match.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Paris St-Germain respond to the agony of their Champions League exit at Barcelona by beating Lorient to go second in Ligue 1.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Relatives around the world were still waiting for word about missing loved ones, prolonging the agony of those already suffering.
(The New York Times - World News, )


1 example:

After nearly a decade of agony, is it finally safe for the Buffaloes to get their hopes up without getting their dreams crushed on the football field?
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

Other sentences

86 examples:

The task was total agony.

The soldier lay in agony on the bed.

He lay in agony until the doctor arrived.

Agony in the era of machinery is not attributed to machinery itself.

I can't shake the memory of you and it is starting to cause me agony.

Acting is happy agony.
(Jean-Paul Sartre)

I believe in joy, but I believe in the flip-side, agony.
(Mercedes McCambridge)

I have written a raucous valentine to a poet's dream and agony.
(Ben Hecht)

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
(Maya Angelou)

Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble.
(Louise Bogan)

Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony.
(Jack Kevorkian)

One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment.
(Merle Shain)

One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment.
(Harold Coffin)

Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.
(Thomas Sowell)

Perhaps there is no agony worse than the tedium I experienced waiting for Something to Happen.
(Lance Loud)

How exquisite that gaze of yours would be if you were being whipped to death, in the last agony.
(Leopold von Sacher-Masoch in Venus in Furs, )

Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.
(John L. Lewis)

He was left in agony and unable to walk.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

England agony as New Zealand reach World Cup final.
(BBC Sport, )

Agony for Scotland as France keep title hopes alive.
(BBC Sport, )

She spent years in agony and took painkillers daily.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Hours later she was in agony and unable to work for a week.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

By the next day she was in agony and was rushed to hospital.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But the visitors' ecstasy nearly turned to agony at Hampden Park.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The superstar was visibly in agony after a tackle from Enzo Perez.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Michele Tafoya said she hadn't heard 'so much agony' in a long time.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Debuchy collapsed in clear agony after catching his studs in the turf.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

There was agony but no ecstasy, vaulting endeavour but no happy landing.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

He doubles up in agony as the molar -complete with root - is yanked out.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The fear and agony experienced by a match-fixer's family has been laid bare.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

There's no denying it - the Beatles dragged Liverpool from agony to ecstasy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The schoolboy, from Doncaster, is left in agony as his face and belly swell.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The agony for the Greek people continues, and will do so for a little longer.
(The Independent - Business, )

Elvis has left the building – driven away in agony, grimacing on a golf cart.
(The Independent - Sport, )

People with sickle-cell disease experience bursts of debilitating agony from birth.
(Nature, )

There was plenty of good news on Wednesday, but oil producer agony overshadowed it.
(CNBC, )

Dean Simmonds, from Taunton, Somerset, described the horrific burns as 'pure agony'.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

That is the agony faced by the parents of William Mead, of Cornwall, writes SARAH VINE.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Homemade bombs caused death and agony for troops and prompted changes in military equipment.
(USA Today - National, )

Lesley Kime, 31, from Tyne-and-Wear, was left writhing in agony and bedridden from cystitis.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Here's a look at the thrill of victory and agony of defeat from sudden-death action in 2016.
(CBC Sports in CBC Sports, )

Henry Trinder is ready to make up for his autumn agony by becoming England’s artful dodger.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sergio Garcia ending all his years of agony at the majors by winning the 81st Masters on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Saracens flanker tells Brendan Gallagher he is targeting March comeback after knee surgery agony.
(Brendan Gallagher in The Telegraph - Sport, )

Some are in agony for years though treatments are available, charity Breast Cancer Care has warned.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Valerie died five months ago, on December 20, in Torbay Hospital, after 21 hours of unremitting agony.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An unidentified woman is shown screaming in agony as her leg bone snaps after using a leg press machine.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A young girl was left in agony after a shampoo left her scalp burning and her hair “fused” together.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Lariah Daley was left screaming in agony after she placed her hand on the radiator at home in Nottingham.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But during the demo he passed out in agony and was rushed to the facility's own A&E department for scans.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Talha Ahsan's brother says Theresa May should apologise for the "horrible agony" caused by his extradition.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

After a night of agony she returned to Hull Royal Infirmary where an x-ray showed she had fractured her leg.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Harleigh Kay, 17, was left in agony as her eyebrows burned following a tint at American Nails salon in Luton.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Penalties are absolute agony at any time and I’ve been in teams for club and country where they were needed.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Linfield suffer Europa League agony as Greek side FC Xanthi win -1 at Windsor Park to go through on away goals.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Every step Karen Browning, 26, from Northern Ireland, takes causes her agony through her pelvis, bottom and legs.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Natasha Vigille, a carer, 40, was in agony as her toothbrush wore away the enamel and exposed the sensitive root.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Bheem Sen, 55, suffered constant agony and was forced to sleep on his side for six years due to the 1.5kg growth.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Marines were left in 'agony' with blistered hands and arms after training on uninhabited Sazan Island, off Albania.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He knew his son was in Nepal when the earthquake struck, and was forced to wait in agony for word that he was safe.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Rachel Osei, 18, was heard screaming in agony before collapsing on the pavement near her home in New Malden, Surrey.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Alice Mason died in agony after doctors at two London hospitals failed to discuss the findings of a crucial MRI scan.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

After Paris, Islamic State’s rise and Syria’s agony are shaking a weakened Europe—and the international system.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Commentary: A Kodak prank ad in the UK shows the sheer agony of your digital life disappearing before your very eyes.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Al Goodman reports from Madrid where ecstasy quickly turned to agony as Spain played the Netherlands in the World Cup.
(CNN - World News, )

Samiul Alom was left screaming in agony after acid was 'squirted in his face' while confronting a gang in east London.
(Daily Mail - News, )

For many patients with chronic pain, any light touch – even just their clothes touching their skin – can be agony.
(Science Daily - News, )

Al-Shahani striker Shami Hassan was left in agony after suffering a brutal double head crack in a game against Al-Sadd.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

On Sunday afternoon, Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts did not have to worry about a repeat of the previous night’s agony.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Shyamal Tirke, 49, from India, had a 44lb mass that was crushing his organs removed after a year of agony and vomiting.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Twice I travelled to Dublin with England for a Grand Slam decider and we suffered agony and ecstasy.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Harleigh Kay, 17, from Luton, was left in agony as her eyebrows burned following a tint at American Nails salon in Luton.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Irish priest Charlie Burrows has seen drug smugglers die on Nusakambangan and pleads for Bali 2, saying waiting is agony.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The process left him in agony and turned his mom into a detective who found the answers when many specialists couldn’t.
(NBC Today, )

Brazilian soccer fans in agony, a family re-united in Aleppo, a turkey see its breath and more of the week's best photos.
(NBC News, )

Gail Buchanan has been in constant agony since she underwent a comparatively minor spinal operation at a private hospital.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Jace Hillary, three, was left screaming in agony after the drink splashed over his arms and chest, leaving him badly burned.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Now, researchers may have finally found the solution to end this agony: replacing damaged organs with 3D-printed substitutes.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Harry Messenger was left with red raw skin and in agony after a class outing to the beach during the hottest week of the year.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The snow still lay deep under the forest trees, which tortured by the merciless wind moaned and swayed as if in exhausted agony.
(The Independent - World News, )

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Suzie Adams, 39, from Somerset was left in agony after a bungling Czech surgeon botched her tummy tuck.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Alex Goodwin, from Rugby, England, was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma last year after months of agony in his joints and muscles.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Dives along the Mediterranean, agony in the Mideast, escalators enchant, typhoon wallops Asia, baseball catch brings joy and more.
(NBC Weather, )

Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid fans wincing momentarily after going down in agony following a heavy challenge during training.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The 2016 Masters showed plenty of golf’s agony and a glimpse of its glory in a tournament that was scripted for weekend hackers.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel lies on the ground in agony with stud marks on his shin after being injured at training on Friday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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