dire strait in a sentence

We hope the tests come back and that we are not in the dire strait we fear we might be in, said Toledo Mayor Michael Collins.

Never were men in such dire straits .

However, many refugees were poor and in rather dire straits .

This emphasizes the dire straits we face in coming years .

The NBN is not in dire straits .

By 1992, Afghanistan was in dire straits .

Despite its dire straits, Japan was determined to rebuild.

But faced with growing financial dire straits , the firm is struggling.

But wind is still far from dire straits , BNEF reassured.

In 1890, McGonagall was in dire straits financially.

Financially, the school was in dire straits .

At the time, the newspaper was in dire straits .

Everton, to put it bluntly, are in dire straits .

It would leave hundreds of millions of people in dire straits .

This term means “between the straits” or ” dire straits “.

The Petipa family was left in dire straits for some years.

I am in a dire strait here and need some help.

Was I in dire straits at the time – definitely!

So I’m at dire straits at that time.

By 1938, the Second Spanish Republic was in dire straits .