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transitive verbbedevilled, bedeviled, bedevilling, bedeviling
1the project was bedeviled with / by problems from start to finish — el proyecto estuvo plagado de problemas del principio al fin
- The debate over how to deal with illegal immigrants has bedeviled the country for years.
- But this is a problem which bedevils political thought everywhere.
- Uncertainty over what to do with nuclear waste bedevils nuclear power.
- Without a low-cost way to get into orbit this problem will continue to bedevil the space industry and its supporters.
- He said: ‘We started off very well but then work was bedevilled by delays due to supply of materials and bad weather.’
- Domestically, complaints about university tuition fees and the state of the health service continue to bedevil him.
- I think you should have listened and paid attention to what he said in terms of the difficulty, because that's what bedevils us right now.
- The result was a profound ethnic divide that continues to bedevil political life.
- It is these inequalities that bedevil the operations of the troubled music companies, as much as piracy.
- Gone are the spelling rules that bedeviled many students' days.
- I'd say that what bedevils Pop now is its lack of artiness.
- Legal issues continue to bedevil the e-book market.
- For investors, management's focus on cash flow is important since consumption trends may continue to bedevil the industry.
- In spite of the precision and speed of information, fog and friction will continue to bedevil military operations.
- This is the Buenos Aires I have fallen in love with, full of inconsistencies, bedeviled by its tragic circumstances.
- Treating the Universe as a hologram might solve one of the biggest problems bedeviling modern physics.
- My three-day tour in the French Basque country was bedevilled by all sorts of trouble.
- These are questions that have long bedeviled historians who study children and childhood in early modern Europe.
- What I don't understand is why this tragic case should be an occasion for the partisan hatred which currently bedevils our public life.
- It is time to put a stop to the crisis management that bedevils our health system.
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