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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

45 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, )

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

Michele Crow, 41, (left) found sensible flat shoes left her in agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

Houston Texans backup quarterback T.J. Yates crumpled to the ground Sunday afternoon, rolling on the Lucas Oil Stadium turf in agony.
(UPI - Sports News, )

The Swedish mother had been admitted to hospital Malmo when the accident happened last month, leaving the new mother writing in agony.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But for people with certain chronic pain disorders, including fibromyalgia and phantom limb pain, a gentle caress can result in agony.
(Science Daily - News, )

A sales rep’s emotions always run high when a buyer makes the big decision; it’s either the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A breast cancer test which could spare thousands of women the agony of chemotherapy has been approved for use in the NHS in England and Wales.
(BBC News - Health, )

'Not-The-Sac,' was produced for Testicular Cancer Canada and broadcasts the agony of 20 brave volunteers as they undergo a spot of 'manscaping'.
(Daily Mail - 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

88 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, )

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 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

Lisa Taylor, 35, woke up in agony after the creature bit her on the thigh while she was asleep at her home in Bestwood, Nottingham.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Brentford survived more last-minute agony to secure a trip to Wembley at the expense of Swindon and keep their promotion dream alive.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Dan Metzgar, a 45-year-old lorry driver from Maryland, was left in agony and afflicted by a permanent erection after botched surgery.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Prue Leith's brother David Leith died aged 74 in agony after contracting pneumonia - something she says should not be allowed to happen.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Apryl Brown, 46, was left in agony after she was given buttock injections by a black market practitioner using industrial grade silicone.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The hard man from St Helens withstood a witching hour of agony to make history against the mightiest pound-for-pound fighter in the world.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Like at least 60,000 others in the UK, I suffer from cluster headaches, which leave those they afflict in temporary agony, writes JIM SOAR.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Swansea suffered yet more stoppage-time agony as Charlie Adam's penalty earned Stoke a point in a thrilling -3 draw at the Liberty Stadium.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Australian website Beautiful Agony invites ordinary people to film their most intimate moments (from the neck up only) and post them online.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Arsene Wenger has offered an insight into the agony he goes through everytime Arsenal lose, claiming every defeat affects him like a 'death'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

There was agony for the U.S. women's ice hockey team as Canada snatched a dramatic -2 victory in overtime to claim Olympic gold on Thursday.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Lewis Hamilton says he encountered a number of problems during his victory at the Japanese GP, including a headache that left him "in agony".
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

Claire Hawker, 29, was left in agony after her Czech breast implants became so badly infected, she almost died and had to be rushed to hospital.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

St Helens ran in eight tries to romp to their biggest win of the season and piled more agony on beleaguered Wakefield who fell to a -4 defeat.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The family of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross speak of their "agony" over her disappearance ahead of a reconstruction of her last known movements.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Liverpool defender Moreno is prepared to inflict agony on his former club Sevilla when they meet in the Europa League final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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