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Even with these advances, positioning signals encounter interference and other conditions that can make them go awry.Hyper-accurate positioning is rolling out worldwide|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Instead of feeling anxious about a social interaction that went awry, looming deadlines, or any other number of anxiety-inducing events in the real world, your anxiety is now attached to the monster on the screen.Why Horror Films Are More Popular Than Ever - Issue 95: Escape|Coltan Scrivner|January 14, 2021|Nautilus
More disturbing, there are signs extremists on both sides are prepared to take to the streets if they feel things have gone awry.
People leading up to 1800 legitimately feared something was going awry with the Democratic system and that the country was at risk of backsliding into monarchy.
Tackling it in real time in the middle of a political knife fight is almost certainly going to go awry.
Right off the bat, papyrologist Brice C. Jones noted that something was awry.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or, after a surprise party greeting for Gloria goes awry, “Just a thought: maybe we should stop doing these.”Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are technical difficulties at the funeral home and things go awry.
But it quickly became a text-book case of marketing gone awry.
In cases where something goes awry in this process, other structures in the brain are affected, and ASDs may result.
She cried out as she did so, and then rising with some difficulty, immediately sat down again with her face awry.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
For everything which goes awry she has this answer: "Well, you would get up so early!"The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
That complacent remark struck the ear awry, like the whine of a deacons report at a Sunday-school convention.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
Hotspur, after a mad gallop, had raced back riderless to the stables, stirrups dangling and saddle awry.Maid Sally|Harriet A. Cheever
I follow, but am not so lucky, for the next wave catches the boat awry and sluices me from neck to heel!Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton