English version

plight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplightplight1 /plaΙͺt/ ●○○ noun [usually singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SERIOUS SITUATIONa very bad situation that someone is inplight of πŸ”Š the desperate plight of the flood victims πŸ”Š the country’s economic plight
Examples from the Corpus
plightβ€’ Her husband simply dismissed her plight and carried on with his plan to go riding.β€’ Roy was sympathetic to her plight and offered to help her look for her daughter.β€’ It parks, waits and taunts our plight.β€’ Concern about the plight of young intellectuals was mixed with promises of improvements.β€’ A new report exposes the plight of skilled nurses, who work long hours for very low rates of pay.β€’ His chief concern is the plight of kids growing up in the ghettoes.β€’ There can be no real understanding of the plight of either rural or urban poor.β€’ The Republican contender said he never understood the plight of the handicapped before he was injured.β€’ the plight of homeless childrenβ€’ He embraced their plight as best he could.β€’ Through their various plights, the drama questions a world where feminine ideals regularly defy rational explanation.β€’ The film deals with the nomadic desert people of the Sahel, whose plight has worsened in the recent years of drought.
plightplight2 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ plight your troth
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