How To Use Bad In A Sentence

  • I bought a dozen eggs and every one of them was bad.
  • It's not bad but neither is it brilliant - which won't bother 99 per cent of buyers one jot as they are in it for the image.
  • Shah went forth with her for a distance of three parasangs; after which he bade farewell to her and the Wazir and those with him, and returned to his home in gladness and safety. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • It got so bad that 12 patrolmen and two police dogs were kept on duty outside the home for several days.
  • I badly wanted the job, but knew that my age would probably tell against me.
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  • Not bad for someone who failed to shine at school and feared he would end up in a coalyard. The Sun
  • When the King heard this, he bade his son be slain; but on the next day the second Wazir came forward for intercession and kissed ground in prostration. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • The only seriously bad bit is that you become less agile and less strong. Times, Sunday Times
  • Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
  • My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
  • It has half a bad novel inside it so I've never quite brought myself to throw it out.
  • High bad cholesterol and low good cholesterol. Times, Sunday Times
  • Due to the bad weather, the building work was already behind schedule.
  • Anybody who has tried to follow a rigorous diet will know how easy it is to lapse back into bad habits. Times, Sunday Times
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  • I used to break-dance really badly. Times, Sunday Times
  • It would not be so bad if these tests were actually based on science or some objective measure but they are usually exercises in bureaucratic futility. Barack Obama Elected President of the United States | One Year Later...What's Changed?
  • In the meantime Esco workers will be stuck with a bad deal.
  • He judged the present situation badly.
  • A repair job is bad enough; but an investment in managerial ego is worse. MANAGING FOR RESULTS
  • As Appling reached down for the ball, it took a bad hop and caromed off his shoulder.
  • Companies need to be able to handle surges, otherwise the cost of generating leads is wasted and prospective customers who cannot get through may get such a bad impression of the company that they do not bother calling back.
  • Filming went ahead in spite of the bad weather.
  • With no personal stake in the performance scene, Priyambada continues to be one of the most objective observers and commentators of the Odissi scene.
  • The bad weather severely handicapped their performance in the race.
  • Fred Wye seemed like a decent sort of cuss, Peter thought, too bad his brother wasn't more like him. SOMETHING IN THE WATER
  • She is an enigma wrapped in a riddle trapped in a really bad haircut. Times, Sunday Times
  • McGill University, however, has found a way to increase access to its rare books - thanks to a lot of grant money and one badass digital camera.
  • He was in a very bad mood when he arrived, and that set the tone for the whole meeting.
  • The best way to describe the pain in my hands and feet is during the morning, it is like a bad toothache.
  • It wasn't bad grammar, I meant exactly what I said.
  • I could continue this yo-yo description of euroland affairs were it not that I will run out of good news to juxtapose against the bad. Euroland Should Prepare for More Ups and Downs in Its Yo-Yo Economy
  • Getting deeper into the study of morality showed me that human nature is very much two-sided; for every bad side to our nature, there's a good one.
  • If you think spaceflight is a bad thing, shouldn't we eliminate it entirely? Would You Bring Back NGLT-or SLI? - NASA Watch
  • The rest of the cast (including Elias, whom I like normally) sucked green eggs and hammed it up like the subject was a bad joke. Rabid Rewind: Defendor
  • Some of my remarks here are directed toward conventional scientists, who generally refrain from commenting critically on the wild ideas of a few of their colleagues because it is bad manners.
  • Two officers, the subadar major, by name Mangol Singh, and three or four The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War
  • The passengers were badly shocked but unharmed.
  • Helping him to do so, meanwhile, is Proteus' feisty betrothed, Marina, who gives as good as she gets in helping to ensure Sinbad doesn't stray from his path, while winning over the respect of his crew.
  • It wasn't a bad program; with full profs as teachers, I read a lot and learned a lot.
  • Don't be friends with bad boys. People think that birds of a feather flock together.
  • something went badly amiss in the preparations
  • You deserve to have something very bad happen to you. The Sun
  • In other matches University made it two wins in a row with a 4-2 win over Whippersnappers, although University slipped back to their bad habits and defaulted the bottom two boards.
  • She had for weeks been suffering from a bad cough and chest infection.
  • That'sbad for consumers, and it's bad for the vast majority of bankers andfinancial service professionals who do the right thing. State of the union 2012: full transcript of President Obama's speech
  • They will learn more about Churchill than from this diffuse, badly edited book. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hart's good - bad man was always an outsider, always one of the disinherited.
  • We were visiting homes and hospitals to see football fans who had been badly burnt. Times, Sunday Times
  • The dress fitted badly and puckered at the waist.
  • Remember, the brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want someting. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough. They're there to stop the other people.
  • No longer will I worry about favorites wrecking their seasons with three bad games.
  • One woman's broken thigh bone had been badly set, leaving her left leg at least three inches shorter than her right.
  • They fine us when our vehicles are unroadworthy, but this is caused by the bad roads.
  • June 17, 2006, 4: 01 pm card with bad credit says: card with bad credit maintainer internship decrypt arrangements. coplanar cusp The Volokh Conspiracy » “Bush Voters Are Stupid”:
  • Father exploded a bombshell when he forbade us to go to the prom
  • Holmgren played bad cop to the hilt.
  • Black color is sentimentally bad but, every black board makes the students life bright. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam 
  • This sits badly with the Act assertion that all data be ‘obtained fairly’.
  • Another badge appears on the front of his horsehide fire-cap.
  • Those brought up in the punk rock era will have a twinge of nostalgia for the days when it was a badge of honour to be gobbed on by your idols.
  • This job title presto changeo is just like the presto changeo of MK77, really bad if Saddam uses it, not so much if the US uses it the same way. Think Progress » Woodward Reveals Important Clues About White House Smear Campaign
  • But wait, that bugger is gone already, Too bad, so sad. The Volokh Conspiracy » Would “Deem & Pass” Survive Judicial Review?
  • The collegers came from a wide social range, though conditions in College were bad and the boys much neglected until the reforms brought in by Provost Hodgson (1840-53).
  • A big Chinaman, remarkably evil-looking, with his head swathed in a yellow silk handkerchief and face badly pock-marked, planted a pike-pole on the White and Yellow
  • As a holder of the Combat Infantrymans Badge, it and my Parachute badge are still on my old field jacket, as is the 173 Abn Bde patch on the right shoulder. Why Life is Now More Complicated
  • ALLAHABAD - As the country marked the first anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, hundreds of people in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district turned up at the bank of the Ganga Thursday to witness the "hanging" of terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab. Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • Nowadays the word jabberwocky is used to mean nonsensical language in general. †"V Venkata Rao, Ahmedabad The Times of India
  • The captain racked his brain for options, even bad ones. 365 tomorrows » 2010 » June : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • A sedentary lifestyle also spells bad news for hips and thighs: increase your circulation by taking more exercise.
  • The pain is so bad that I gag, a sickish feeling in my sinuses.
  • The good seaman is known in bad weather. 
  • Having browsed through this book, you've probably realized that despite the noise, stink, stupidity and self-destructiveness of Planet Earth, it's not a bad place to vacation.
  • High jinks and fast-moving action prove another winning combination for Bad Boy cops Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in this long-awaited sequel.
  • Wear this badge to let others know you're interested. Times, Sunday Times
  • Should we accept that corporate bosses do bad things not because of the badness of their hearts but because they are obliged to?
  • Complain about their bad grammar or poor choice of headlines or biased editorials.
  • Hardly a day passes without more bad news about the economy .
  • Gil probably should have thought about that and realized that a street address with the word rattlesnake in it was most likely a bad omen—that things probably wouldn’t turn out well if they tried living there. Fatal Error
  • Git yo 'motherfuckin' ass some help before somebody beats you down like a bad dawg. unclebob Diary Entry
  • Most nurses are groomed and institutionalized to believe that unions are bad and unprofessional (anytime a nurse hears the term unprofessional, it is usually from management in an attempt to control behavior). Nursing Voices Forum – Meet other nurses, share your nursing knowledge and experiences
  • Research carried out by the British Scientific Dining Association reveals that crapulence has bad effects on the memory and makes people slow-witted.
  • A bad conscience is a snake in one's heart. 
  • However, on a bad day chaos reigns, and nobody can predict a likely departure time.
  • the fire left her arm badly scarred
  • None of this puts you in a good mood, but when they came, the main courses weren't bad.
  • They can get better recipes to make popcorn, how they can screw up popcorn so bad bewilders me. Global Voices in English » Kuwait: Cinema Censorship, Quality Woes and Limited Telecom Services
  • The French navy, painfully rebuilt in the 1770s and 1780s, suffered badly from the effects of the French Revolution.
  • The match was postponed to the next day because of bad weather.
  • The story of Hyderabad's ultimate incorporation into India is a complex one.
  • I badly wanted to go on to see the monkey-puzzle forests at the foot of the Andes, to drive the cattle to high summer pasture.
  • This way the bad guys will breakin to your home rob, rape your wives, daughters, rob your home, carjack you, and all other crimes they can commit against you knowing you can not defend yourself. Senate rejects concealed weapons bill
  • The corporate world is appallingly bad at capitalizing on the strengths of its people.
  • Or he would lecture her on the bad manners and delinquent habits of the twins, as displayed on their infrequent visits to him. Times, Sunday Times
  • Equally badly behaved, but a little calmer and better informed, were the massive numbers from the labor unions.
  • It is too bad that we often put readers, ordained and lay, in costumes that shackle the creative reading of texts.
  • Shouldn't there be some evenhandedness, with bad buildings by good architects also receiving a public airing?
  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when Kamar al-Zaman, son of King Shahriman, went to the Hammam, his father in his joy at this event freed the prisoners, and presented splendid dresses to his grandees and bestowed large alm-gifts upon the poor and bade decorate the city seven days. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • So he induces Ray to offer Jonathan a vast sum of money to undertake an assassination in Berlin - money which the seriously ill and impecunious Jonathan badly needs.
  • He plans to play for a while yet, do some media work and get his coaching badges. Times, Sunday Times
  • it hurts bad
  • Both buildings were badly affected by the fire.
  • And he was so scared, he did not go to school yesterday because he sensed that, for being what they call a snitch, something bad would happen to him. CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2009
  • If he has managed to get rid of all the bad news, amounting to £1.3bn of exceptionals, which led to the company reporting a net loss of £1.02 bn, then there should be room for considerable upside in the group's fortunes over the next year.
  • The badges sell at 50p each.
  • They acted in bad faith by selling her a car that they knew to be faulty.
  • While many parents do not appreciate the idea of promoting these collectible items with snack items, some do not think it is such a bad idea.
  • “And now, Sir John de Walton,” he said, “methinks you are a little churlish in not ordering me some breakfast, after I have been all night engaged in your affairs; and a cup of muscadel would, I think, be no bad induction to a full consideration of this perplexed matter.” Castle Dangerous
  • By African standards, Ghana is not doing too badly.
  • It was incredibly bad-mannered of me, but I felt myself falling asleep. TIME OF THE WOLF
  • They spent their afternoons playing golf—extremely badly, I may add—around Loch Lomond.
  • The Spanish population of New Spain eats too much, he writes, and this is bad for them because it "generates a large amount of excrements, which suffocate the natural heat [of the body]. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
  • Good courage breaks bad luck.
  • Wednesday's win was a pleasing, restorative result at a time when it was badly needed, but it would be delusive to read too much into it.
  • It doesn't always work: Five years ago in the Alps she landed badly on a jump, breaking her pelvis and fracturing a vertebra.
  • Young footballers who copy the bad behaviour of their professional heroes are receiving adult-size bans.
  • I found the final rather involving, which given that rugby is in essence a game of catch taken extremely seriously is not bad going at all.
  • Second-place winner Nada Bader, a 12-year-old seventh-grader from Crestwood Middle School, met her downfall with the word "conniption" - a fit of rage, hysteria or alarm. Times Leader News
  • Furthermore, a series of strategic gaffs have further badly damaged the already squalid reputation which the industry has earned for itself.
  • As mentioned earlier, these visceral adipocytes already have high rates of lipolysis, which is bad enough. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • When this happens, the armature in the pump usually stops on a bad commutator bar.
  • Don't be fooled by English English," advised Columbia: "the accent is like a mouthful of pudding, and when they mean to say the weather is bad they say it is 'nawsty;' they call their rubbers 'galoshes,' their dépôts 'stations,' and when they start on a journey they get their Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885
  • Sturges was also quick to spot the feral intensity of Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine's brutal boorishness, using them to give Bad Day At Black Rock its seething core of twisted hatred.
  • It was like leeches they used back when, to draw off bad blood but in this case they drew off fat.
  • Her pedestrian, low-brow, unperceptive prose has struck a chord with the so-bad-it's-good brigade.
  • Apart from politically inspired race riots in the early 1960s, rarely did Black people behave badly towards us.
  • The fourth class (officers of the British Empire and Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order) and fifth class (members of the British Empire and Royal Victorian Order) wear their respective badges on medal ribands or bows (women).
  • Any fool could tell you its a bad idea to let a destructionist play with nukes. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • The financial system collapsed under a cascade of bad debts. Times, Sunday Times
  • Contemporary drawings show that the cookhouse was badly cracked as was the barracks and one of the caponiers had completely detached itself.
  • A cruiser and a destroyer, both badly hit, thus became the only survivors to escape. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445
  • Following a fire in October 2000, the roofs were completely destroyed and all timber roof supports in the building were badly charred.
  • With a full lieutenant commander 's uniform a bad guy could simply walk in. The Sun
  • he was a person of bad report
  • Fire and water are good servants, but bad masters. 
  • A Wistron NeWeb spokesman said the company was seeking vendors to badge the handsets.
  • People always ask me: how come newspapers print so much bad news?
  • This decade began badly for us.
  • Silvi started playing badminton at the age of six when she accompanied her father to his training session.
  • Mac put a heavy hand on her shoulder and pushed her aside to allow Jon to stoop in the doorway and lay a girlish kiss on the girl's badly rouged cheek.
  • These problems are the result of years of bad management.
  • Taking the penalty was a bad choice, but I also don't know if Big Easy was ever going to unscramble it, Keoghan says. Amazing Race: Phil Keoghan Explains Why These 11 Teams Have Unfinished Business
  • Then my mind wandered to how Marija Gimbutas and others have earned a bad rap for their insistence on skewing historical perspective with their matriarchal/matrifocal ideals of an 'Old Europe', i.e. Matriarchy and women rulers
  • In some ways that's no bad thing - what else is dance music for if not to compel you to boogie?
  • In fact, the e-cigs are so realistic-looking, that, when I vaped one in public, a passerby or two admonished me on how bad smoking was for my health!
  • There was nothing that bothered him more than seeing his friends in bad moods, for he knew what it felt like to be in a slump.
  • Be careful,a bad habit like that can grow on a person.
  • We talked earlier about the computer marketing firm that had badly botched one of its first major corporate sales.
  • In a typical game of badminton, contestants expend as much energy as in running a mile; singles games give the most vigorous aerobic workout. Times, Sunday Times
  • So why the bad press for witches? Times, Sunday Times
  • I lose sleep, I have a bad temper and I am tearful, tired and upset.
  • She was thin and tired-looking and generally in a bad way.
  • It's important to note how badly a script doctor was needed for The Singing Detective.
  • Pope Honorius, the third of that name, forbade by a decretal from that time forward the method of choosing bishops by lot. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • The problem is that cowboys like this give legitimate piercers/tattooists a bad name.
  • On bad days I even felt suicidal.
  • Here is a subadult Eobania vermiculata that hasn't yet formed the reflected lip of adult shells. Archive 2008-10-01
  • But he also starred in countless films which are so bad they have become notorious.
  • The conflict was very fierce, and took place when the captain and I were at the xebeque, and before we could separate them four of them had fallen; two were killed, and the other two badly wounded. The Privateersman
  • She had been badly hurt in what police described as 'a savage attack'.
  • But there is bad news for dorks like me and, I suspect, quite a few people in this room: journalism has changed forever.
  • Islamabad: security forces killed 35 militants, on Tuesday in a military assault at tehsil lakarho and tehsil pindalai - mohmand agency, north-western tribal region of Pakistan, adjacent to Afghanistan. 35 militants killed in north-western Pakistan
  • Imagine - the European Commission might want to harmonise uniforms and cap badges, or even metricate them.
  • A poor script with bad dialogue and a cheesy, contrived family crisis doesn't help her much.
  • You must break your bad habit of interrupting a speaker.
  • The Dodgers were “dem Bums,” the “daffiness boys,” the unpretentious clowns, whose fans were seen as scruffy bluecollar workers who spoke with bad diction. Wait Till Next Year
  • Sports kwtxsports We've got all of Art Briles 'comments from today's press conference at kwtx. com/sports\ jwilproduction Man, @gregmcevoy really gets bitter about how bad he sucks in sports! Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • A country whose holidays and putsches all take place in beer halls can't be all bad.
  • The acute sense of smell is important, since the badger's eyes are quite small, and its eyesight is not particularly good.
  • Jon's suite, which makes up the entirety of the original Concerto record, is nothing better than a bad mixture of hard rock soloing and a rather childish idea of classical music.
  • I was feeling like that kind of guy appearing in several different mythologies, that kind of guy having the unthankful task to bring over the really, really bad news.
  • The European badger (_Meles taxus_ or _M. meles_) is from 25 in. to 29 in. long, with a tail of about 8 in.; the general hue of the fur is grey above and black on the under parts; the head is white, with a black stripe on each side. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
  • The sculpture was badly mutilated in the late eighteenth century.
  • In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing. Exploring language (6th edn)
  • He accepted the situation, happy in the gentle and protecting affection the girl showed him, fitfully enough, for she had, as she called it, her bad days when she used to visit her mother and remain long hours in the riverside hut, coming out as inscrutable as ever, but with a contemptuous look and a short word ready to answer any of his speeches. Almayer's Folly
  • He's made some bad ones, to be sure - he was notably burned by telecom companies during the dotcom bust - but over the course of a few decades of investing, Gilder has become known as a prescient technophile. Forbes.com: News
  • But if lawyers and solicitors wish themselves to be identified as men of noble standing and exemplariness then they deserve the kind of reverence they will yield from the public should they decide to embrace Karpal Singh's call to sieve out bad hats. Malaysiakini :: News
  • You may talk vaguely about driving a coach – and – six up a good old flight of stairs, or through a bad young Act of Parliament; but I mean to say you might have got a hearse up that staircase, and taken it broadwise, with the splinter – bar towards the wall and the door towards the balustrades: and done it easy. A Christmas Carol
  • I have long claimed that this conceivability is only apparent; some misguided philosophers think they can conceive of a zombie, but they are badly mistaken. nullasalus: Blurring the Line
  • There is no official record of how many spills are caused each year by bad weather. Times, Sunday Times
  • Anecdotal evidence has long pointed to crofters being a hale and hearty breed - albeit prone to bad backs and the odd grumble.
  • A few appeared at the same time on both legs and were slightly raised but not 'knobbly', and not bad enough for her to want to stop wearing skirts. Home | Mail Online
  • Good, bad, or meaningless, there it will be: bunchy with fat or sagging from the bone, fading, freckling, wrinkling, and drooping so long as flesh endures. Beginner’s Grace
  • It's too bad that the return on your investment doesn't always yield the big gains you want.
  • He had never justified his habit by denying that smoking was bad for his health, he knew it was, but that didn't make him enjoy it any less.
  • Along with the artist's renderings of badgers, each item is illustrated with easy to understand icons referencing water resistance, biodegradability (meaning you can go into a lake or ocean without harming the aquatic life), animal testing (none), and UVA rating. Marcia G. Yerman: Sunscreen Protection and Nail Polish: A Green Approach
  • If Erik's secrets cease to be Erik's secrets, it will be a bad lookout for a goodly number of the human race!
  • Oh, shooting a white deer or buffalo is certain to bring forth bad mojo! would you shoot an albino deer
  • It's certainly been a hard slog but I think any experience, especially bad ones, usually benefit you long-term.
  • Some big cities are really badly performing. Times, Sunday Times
  • He's been a top club manager, he's got his coaching badges, he knows the game from top to bottom.
  • Two Doggett Coat and Badge-winners, both watermen resident in Greenwich, came to blows over which should row the Royal Barge. COFFIN ON THE WATER
  • Evil, rather than about lesser evil versus greater evil, or goodish versus baddish. Blogging Against Disabilism: disabilism within disability
  • The financial system collapsed under a cascade of bad debts. Times, Sunday Times
  • I had now no clothes except what I stood up in — the coat badly out at the elbow — an overcoat, moderately pawnable, and one spare shirt. Down and Out in Paris and London
  • They have bad manners, contempt for authority and no respect for older people.
  • I think that's a bad remedy for a very, very severe problem.
  • We can't afford for them to have bad experiences because bad experiences are remembered and give a jaundiced view of the organisation. Times, Sunday Times
  • That's why my parents don't suspect I'm doing drugs since they think that all druggies get bad grades and do poorly in school.
  • Throwing good money after bad is an area in which hospitals excel, which explains why they're all substantially overdrawn at the bank. Times, Sunday Times

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