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Example sentences for fretted

Marino fretted that his speakeasy would go bankrupt.
In it, he fretted over the failure to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant character flaws.
The generals and spies fretted that the new president might put an end to an elaborate shadow war they had been waging.
Commercial interests fretted about whether their trademarks would carry any weight when it came time to register domain names.
For example, some scientists have fretted over the world's limited supplies of rock phosphate, which is used in agriculture.
Or who fretted-or, still worse, pretended not to fret-about their teaching evaluations.
The announcement fretted investors, and shares plummeted.
Sociologists fretted that our culture, maybe even our species, would whither away.
Twenty-five years ago, atmospheric scientists fretted about global cooling.
Better equipped indeed they are, for the strong would be fretted by an energy for which there was no outlet.
He never cooked a bad meal for me, and yet he constantly fretted about something not coming out right.
Sally, understandably, also fretted about his social life.
Whereas before she had dined at the best restaurants, with no thought of the tariff, now she fretted over the tiniest expenditure.
Its marble tower, covered with fretted screens, remains an iconic feature of the city skyline.
GM, meantime, fretted over a lack of youthful buyers and offered a plan to recapture them.
Green groups, too, fretted that extra traffic would mean extra greenhouse gases.
Less than a year ago policymakers in emerging economies fretted about capital flight.
But some have fretted openly about property bubbles.
Officials from other emerging economies also fretted about the consequences of the rich world's policy choices.
The yuan has long been deemed undervalued while other emerging markets fretted about the overvaluation of their currencies.
Locals initially fretted that the turbines would be too noisy.
Some bosses also fretted that the sites would be used to leak sensitive corporate information.
But they had long fretted that the process would end in tears.
Policymakers, economists and journalists fretted about the prospect of a dollar crash.
Trade experts declared the trade talks dead and fretted about the future of the multilateral system.
Quite possibly we've fretted over the cost and commitment necessary to develop such a collection.
In the quartz monzonite, quartz is almost invariably in aggregates of undulant, fretted grains.
He fretted and fumed through the pink-blossomed spring.
The balustrade, repeated on the second-floor balcony, is fretted in a double diamond pattern.

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