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If you’ve ever had the painful misfortune of losing valuable documents, photos, and information on your laptop due to a random crash or accident, then you know how important external hard drives are.
Then in 1959 it had the misfortune to pass close to Jupiter, which pushed it even closer.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
It’s not ideal that Portland has the misfortune of playing its next game against the Dallas Mavericks, who have the most efficient offense in NBA history.With A Healthy Jusuf Nurkić, The Trail Blazers Are On The Cusp Of The Playoffs|Jared Dubin|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Astronauts there made unprecedented observations of Earth and the sun, and set new records for time spent in space — but many misfortunes befell the early NASA space station.50 years ago, NASA prepared to launch America’s first space station|Maria Temming|July 20, 2020|Science News
It was forbidden to be eaten, and seen as having powers that beat back “demons and sorcerers” as well as “misfortune.”The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These gentlemen, said Clausewitz in brief, had the misfortune of mistaking the accoutrements of war for its essential nature.
In the case of Kudo-kai case boss Nomura, the appropriate Japanese proverb appears to be: “The mouth is the gate of misfortune.”
But religion also compels us to fight the unjust, prejudiced systems that cause and perpetuate that misfortune.
She rattled off countless fundraisers in the past to help individual residents struck by misfortune.
But I have wrestled with misfortune in vain; I have struggled with want, till want has overcome me.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
This is not to be regarded as accidental, or as a misfortune which could not be foreseen.The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism|Bertrand Russell
He discovered, to his misfortune, a small grated window, to which he applied his eye.
If he had the misfortune to cross their path, it brought him a world of woe, and finally his downfall.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
I then believed that I could not only rise superior to my misfortune, but could make that very misfortune the motive of my rise.Basil|Wilkie Collins