(1) Other than failing to get a goal, I couldn’t ask for anything more.” From Lambert’s perspective there was an element of misfortune about the first and third goals, with Willian benefitting from handy ricochets on both occasions.
(2) Penises do no harm, they just sometimes have the misfortune to be attached to people who do.
(3) Recent changes at Bicêtre, the historic French institution, exemplify an old paradox in the care of the elderly: improvements which benefit part of a society can mean more misfortunes for others.
(4) The bluefin tuna, which has been endangered for several years and has the misfortune to be prized by Japanese sushi lovers, has suffered a catastrophic decline in stocks in the Northern Pacific Ocean, of more than 96%, according to research published on Wednesday.
(5) Last July Swatis might have been forgiven for thinking their misfortune was over.
(6) And it left him more conscious than he might have been of the random way in which misfortune can knock lives off course.
(7) Taking pleasure at the misfortune of rivals is an instinct baked deeply into the character of many journalists.
(8) There was an element of misfortune from our point of view about both but it would have been easy to think things weren’t going our way so I’m really pleased with the way we responded.
(9) That’s something which I personally added to a situation that I had experienced, because it seemed to me that one could easily die of one’s misfortunes and the things that depress, deflate one.
(10) Liz Truss now has the misfortune to inherit the operational disaster that is the direct result of these continued budget reductions and wild swings in government policy.
(11) I am satisfied with what I saw, especially after we had this misfortune to concede an own goal in the first couple of minutes.
(12) He smiled warmly on his dustjackets, as a very wealthy, very successful author should, but admitted that he was "preoccupied with death, disease and misfortune".
(13) She was objecting to people who used society as an excuse for ignoring their own responsibilities, as when they complain that society shouldn't allow a particular misfortune, while doing nothing to make things better.
(14) The emergence of such a disturbing trend is just one example of the many ways that the grim economic times are impacting on demand for care services – in this instance, with innocent children apparently being blamed for family misfortunes.
(15) It was conjectured that subjects in the positive condition were annoyed by the disabled person's display of "normal" characteristics, whereas in the negative condition they sympathetically accepted the disabled person's inadequacies as befitting a victim of severe misfortune.
(16) To lose one cabinet minister, Jacqui Smith, may be regarded as a misfortune.
(17) It has even called in Buddhist monks to conduct religious rites to get rid of misfortune, hoping to dispel staff anxieties.
(18) Adding insult to injury, we have to deal with what feels like the entire country blaming us for our misfortune.
(19) Lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee are very frequent misfortune and the results of their suture being insufficient yet, made us to explore the possibility to replace the damaged ligament with the fascia lata as an autologous transplant.
(20) Knowledge of how these societies try to prevent and cure illness and misfortune would be a preliminary condition for public health programs.
(a.) Not lucky; not successful; unfortunate; ill-fated; unhappy; as, an unlucky man; an unlucky adventure; an unlucky throw of dice; an unlucky game.
(a.) Bringing bad luck; ill-omened; inauspicious.
(a.) Mischievous; as, an unlucky wag.
(1) Speaking about the player, who scored crucial goals for England during qualification for the 2014 World Cup, Hodgson said: “Andros was unlucky to lose his place in the squad when he wasn’t getting a regular game and he’s gone to Newcastle, got a regular game, and done very well there.” Expressing his delight in being selected, Townsend tweeted: “Huge honour to be named in provisional England squad for the euros ... Will give my all over next few weeks to try to make final squad!” Hodgson also declared himself pleased to include Jordan Henderson, who returned to action for Liverpool in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion having been out since early April with damaged knee ligaments.
(2) Hull were not exactly unlucky, they simply did not create enough from open play to deserve anything from the game, though Brady could hardly have come any closer to scoring.
(3) This weekend's games see Palermo engaged in a local derby with Messina, while Lazio host Sampdoria and Milan visit Chievo (whose hometown of Verona is regarded by Mialnisti as particularly unlucky).
(4) Although Speed had presided over five victories and five defeats in his 10 matches in charge of the principality, there were plenty of encouraging signs in Speed's stewardship, not least that four of the wins came in the past five games, with an unlucky 1-0 defeat by England at Wembley the only blemish.
(5) Yes, Khodorkovsky has been very unlucky in his fate, but we, his compatriots, have been unbelievably lucky: the party of human dignity is today embodied by an individual who conducts himself in a model fashion and does not bend or break under pressure.
(6) To cure Alzheimer’s, we first need to figure out why some of us are unlucky enough to get it.
(7) I’m nothing special, I’m just a nurse doing her job who got unlucky and caught a virus.
(8) There is nothing that anybody can do to pool their risk with the rest of the population, you just have to hope that you are not unlucky.
(9) Isaac Rosenberg's insignificant military career and unlucky end were sadly all too common in the first world war and would not be of any special interest had he not emerged as one of the most powerful poets of that war.
(10) She had a horrible taste in men, or was incredibly unlucky,” said Swingle.
(11) The Tories are likely to to face criticism for making those people unlucky enough to lose out in the lottery of serious illnesses in old age being penalised again by having all their assets above £100,000 being sequestrated by the state.
(12) The Argentinian playmaker picked up the loose ball and was unlucky to see his curling shot drift wide.
(13) I am one of the unlucky ones as my ancestors emigrated in the 19th century to Australia and eventually returned to Britain.
(14) Last season we were unlucky in the semi-finals and this season we would like to carry on the good work,” Cech said.
(15) While accepting Italy had been unlucky to be knocked out, Blatter urged restraint on the part of Italy's outraged team, officials and supporters, saying that not only the officials but their players had made decisive mistakes.
(16) If the worst part of the task will be whittling his initial 30 choices down to 23 and informing the unlucky seven, ask him what he is most anticipating and Hodgson is unequivocal: "I am looking forward to that first victory and I hope it is the first game so we are off and running."
(17) "I can say with my hand on my heart that it was not deliberate ... it was just my Norman Wisdom moment, just one of those unbelievably unlucky things that can sometimes happen.
(18) They ignore the poverty that exists for the children who are unlucky enough to live in areas labelled as “affluent” – they’re whitewashed as “having it all” thanks to the average local income.
(19) Even before lanes were finished some cyclists squeezed between fences to use them, an unlucky few crashing into barriers marking the end of completed sections while riding at night.
(20) Given we'd have to make claims for at least four unrelated repairs a year to end up spending that £186 saving in excess payments (and, surely, we'd have to be really unlucky to need that many again), going for the Flexi option looks very attractive.