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51 examples:

He came amiss.

Don't take it amiss!

Nothing comes amiss to him.

Don't take it amiss if I criticize your work.

If there be nothing, but that which is has been before, how are our brains beguiled, which, laboring for invention, bear amiss the second burden of a former child!

Who begins amiss ends amiss.
(German proverb)

He that does amiss may do well.
(English proverb)

He that doth amiss may do well.
(Romanian proverb)

A ballad once in a while doesn't go amiss.
(Chrissie Hynde)

A bad reputation is seldom completely amiss.
(Swedish proverb)

Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss.
(Alexander Pope in Essay on Criticism)

If thou seest ought amiss, mend it in thyself.
(English proverb)

Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved.
(George Crabbe)

Between neighbours' gardens a hedge is not amiss.
(German proverb)

When you can't get bread, oat-cakes are not amiss.
(Spanish proverb)

When a man is not liked, whatever he doth is amiss.
(Danish proverb)

A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
(William Congreve)

All is amiss. Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying.
(Richard Barnfield)

Nothing seems amiss.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Something is clearly amiss.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Something is amiss in the Universe.
(Science Daily - News, )

Seth Bogart looked like he suspected something was amiss.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

On a recent afternoon in mid-December, Rob Pyers notices something amiss.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

There didn't seem anything amiss with a family killed in NSW Riverina tragedy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Something's amiss in this second novel: It's stagnant rather than suspenseful.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The first sign something was amiss Tuesday was head coach Greg Vanney lining up on defence in training.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

When a former college wrestling standout began complaining of back pain, his family knew something was amiss.
(Fox News - Health, )

Only a close look at the Middle River revealed anything amiss in this part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Sloane St. James’ parents said they noticed something was amiss with their baby girl when she was around 4 months old.
(Fox News - Health, )

For as long as he can remember, Jonathan Husband, pictured, had felt something was amiss about his childhood in Yorkshire.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

From the moment California Chrome left the starting gate at Belmont Park on Saturday, Victor Espinoza felt something amiss.
(John Cherwa in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

What didn't go amiss was the fact that Kate appeared to go braless as she showed off her back in the delicately draped dress.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Long before investors lost faith in the Chinese stock market, something seemed amiss at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

It’ll also help your neighbors come to care about you, in case you ever need assistance or something seems amiss around your unit.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Two 9-year-old brothers left on their own in Manchester, N.H., cared for themselves without neighbors noticing anything amiss, a prosecutor said.
(UPI - News, )

The general manager of Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, Nev., where Stephen Paddock purchased a rifle as recently as Sept. 28, said nothing was amiss.
(The Spectrum in USA Today - National, )

The eldest of four California siblings knew something was amiss when he was in his teens and having trouble skating during his ice hockey training.
(Fox News - Health, )

There was no relationship between Winsome and Mr. Baca, but also nothing that should have indicated to the King Firm that anything was amiss about Winsome.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A foreigner who points out something amiss in Taiwan, perhaps traffic danger or environmental degradation, risks the rebuke that things are worse in China.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In the very first World Cup fixture in 1975 England batted first against India at Lords, and posted -4 in their 60 overs thanks to 137 from Dennis Amiss.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Before every Valentine's Day, Rosie Maizuss wields enormous power, like a modern-day Cupid able to influence millions of romances -- depending on whether she detects anything amiss.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Red Deer College says it managed to ward off a ransomware attack last Friday after an employee downloaded an infected file but quickly noticed something was amiss and alerted the school's IT help desk.
(Robson Fletcher,Jennifer Lee in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

In the weeks before every Valentine's Day, Rosie Maizuss wields enormous power, like a modern-day Cupid able to influence millions of romances -- depending on whether she detects just the slightest thing amiss.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Los Angeles police are investigating how a charter high school's computer system was used to change student grades, after the University of Miami noticed something seemed amiss about an applicant's transcripts.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The hesitance in the announcer’s voice, the alarm of those who knew something was seriously amiss, the scramble to correct an error that had been uttered to a packed arena and millions more watching on television.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

In an interview, John Skipper dismissed the narrative that something fundamental is amiss at ESPN. He talked about the company’s plans to distribute more content online to reach cord-cutters and addressed criticism.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Something is clearly amiss with our legislative system when the only way a Congressperson can push for a change in tax policy is to either demonize or play the jobs card instead of debating its larger merits or drawbacks.
(Forbes - Business, )

If there is something intangibly amiss with Project Saracens, their second subjugation of Sale in successive weeks means progress in the European Champions Cup remains within the control of last season’s beaten finalists.
(The Independent - Sport, )

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country's most powerful person.
(Fox News - World, )

A transcript of cockpit communications of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 from the time it took off until its disappearance 54 minutes later shows no indication of anything amiss or hint of the drama to follow, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday.
(Fox News - World, )

There have been some reasons to be concerned about Uncharted 4. The crown jewel in Sony's first party ecosystem gave us some of the best games of the last generation, but several high-profile departures with developer Naughty Dog raise concerns that something is amiss with the new game.
(Forbes - Technology, )

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