If you’re desperate.
“Before, it has always been the workers who are desperate.
Venezuela’s desperate plight is prompting some desperate thinking.
Doctors and patients in India are turning to social media in desperate pleas for COVID-19 help.
When the pandemic began people were desperate for toilet paper.
Finally, desperate times may sometimes call for desperate measures.
“These actions are desperate attempts by desperate adversaries,” he said.
"After Donald Trump lost, he became even more desperate and incited his base further," impeachment manager Rep.
“But there will be artists desperate, just desperate, for anything to kick things along at this point.”
Tear gas mixes with wind-blown dirt as the police disperse refugees desperate to get into Turkey and Turkish Kurds trying to help them.
“In short,” said Sydney, “this is a desperate time, when desperate games are played for desperate stakes.
Dangerous, laborious and time consuming, tunnelling is the ultimate and desperate tactic of desperate people in desperate times."
But desperate times – and our newfound obsession with Zoom chats – calls for desperate measures, so which is the best pair of hair clippers for your COVID Cut?
Decide desperate times call for desperate measures and swap out baking soda for baking powder, one large egg for some mayonnaise, and chocolate chips for expired breadcrumbs.
“I feel sadness and shame that a Swedish politician is so desperate for attention that he goes hundreds of miles to humiliate desperate people who have fled for their lives.”
There is a temptation at the moment to just will rugby back, warts and all, because players will be desperate to play and fans desperate to see some action, but it is important to resist.
"I think this year it is ripe, because the state is going to be desperate for funding, even with Biden, even with stimulus, even with everything else, we're still going to be desperate for funding - and it's also the right policy," Cuomo said in November 2020.
"We must not blindly accept the mantra of 'desperate times call for desperate measures', but instead forge solutions that can survive a return to normalcy and not fundamentally alter our societal values," wrote Courtney Bowman, Palantir's privacy and civil liberties engineering lead.
They wouldn’t put it this way, but in effect the environmentalists, desperate for Australia to make some meaningful move towards reducing emissions, and the business groups, desperate for some kind of investment certainty, have been trying to save Australia’s politicians from themselves.
And in the US, Greg McBridge, chief financial analyst at online bank and mortgage firm Bankrate.com, said: "Desperate times call for desperate measures and the Fed is doing just that in an effort to keep credit markets functioning and prevent the type of starving of credit that nearly toppled the global economy into a depression in 2008.
- arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
- a person who is frightened and in need of help
Example: they prey on the hopes of the desperate
- desperately determined
- (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair
Example: a desperate criminal
- showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
Example: made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber
- showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire
Example: felt a desperate urge to confess
- fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
Example: a desperate illness
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And in the US Greg McBridge chief financial analyst at online bank and mortgage firm Bankratecom said Desperate times call for desperate measures and the Fed is doing just that in an effort to keep credit markets functioning and prevent the type of starving of credit that nearly toppled the global economy into a depression in 2008