In 2012 for example, Gates warned publicly in a speech that it would be disastrous if Israel were to unilaterally strike Iran .
It has dragged Pakistan into disastrous confrontations short of war, which ended in abject retreat before India's superior power.
His disastrous televised news conference last week made things worse.
But in the short run, it will be disastrous for everyone involved.
And in its first weekend of release, it earned a disastrous $625 per-theater average.
Shipwreck would be disastrous to Balboa and his people as well as to the voyagers.
The effect of the fresh supply of fire-water was most disastrous.
Too much rain at the beginning of the season is detrimental to the growth, while a very dry season is disastrous.
Each night we take our chance of unavoidable and disastrous collision.
Some eight years of the most disastrous War; and except the falling of Silesia to its new place, no result gained by it.