At the party Charles told some humorous anecdotes about his days in the military.
We did everything we could to avert the disaster, but it was not enough.
I had a very candid discussion with Max about his drinking problem.
The action in the movie was very exciting, but the dialogue was incredibly bad.
The doctor had to take drastic measures to save the patient's life
The man's erratic behavior made everybody on the flight nervous.
The government intended to fortify the levees surrounding New Orleans.
The hospital isolated the patients with bird flu to help prevent an outbreak.
The new street lights were not powerful enough to illuminate the street sufficiently.
People from urban areas have very different political views from people in rural areas.