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How to use the word lacks in a Sentence?

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We need more solutions beyond storage and dams, [McCarthy] lacks understanding of the real critical problems we’re experiencing around the drought and our communities.

De Anda

Found on CNN
1 year ago

The bill fails substantively in many areas, including its failure to provide any meaningful enforcement provisions. This bill goes through the motions on paper, but lacks any teeth to actually reduce abortions in Indiana by holding those who perform abortions or would intentionally skirt the law accountable with criminal consequences.

Indiana Right to Life

Found on CNN
1 year ago

The campaign lacks the ability to strategically plan because the candidate is so erratic, i just find it notable that outside of the press secretary's Twitter account, the campaign is mostly invisible.

Erick Erickson

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Twitter has, over the years, refused to comply with unjust laws, laws that are not in line with international human rights standards, i am definitely concerned that [ Musk ] lacks the understanding of international human rights issues, and the ways in which state actors around the world have both placed demands for censorship on these platforms and have used them for the purposes of harm.

Jillian York

Found on CNN
2 years ago

I’ve seen emails, emails that show that George Gascon and George Gascon chain of command knew about those jail calls well before Bill Melugin published them, we have a DA who completely lacks any transparency, who’s sending a spokesperson on the news to say things that just are n’t true.

Jon Hatami

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Poinsettias prefer medium to bright indirect light. Keep them on a windowsill to give them the most amount of daylight possible, especially during the winter when the sun sets earlier, if your home lacks natural light, you can try placing your plant directly under a fluorescent lamp or plant grow light during the day.

Erin Marino

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

The Department still lacks the overall training infrastructure to meet the needs of The Department, the level of Intelligence gathering and expertise needed, and an overall cultural change needed to move The Department into a protective agency as opposed to a traditional Police Department.

Michael Bolton

Found on CNN
2 years ago

At the end of the day, he lacks any credibility whatsoever.

Dan Webb

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

There is little doubt that Tedros lacks credibility, not only because he allowed Beijing to undermine the investigation into COVID-19’s origins, but also because a number of serious scandals have occurred on his watch. these include reports about sexual assault allegations involving WHO employees in his inner circle, as well as a recent audit which revealed that the WHO spent millions of donor dollars procuring faulty Chinese PPE during the height of the pandemic.

Craig Singleton

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

We are moved to receive this historic recognition of my mother, Henrietta Lacks -- honouring who she was as a remarkable woman and the lasting impact of her HeLa cells. My mother's contributions, once hidden, are now being rightfully honored for their global impact, my mother was a pioneer in life, giving back to her community, helping others live a better life and caring for others.

Henrietta Lacks

Found on CNN
2 years ago

China still holds all the cards, the WHO lacks power and it’s inconceivable to me that a new committee will be able to negotiate access to China…This is building a beautiful committee with nowhere to go.

Lawrence Gostin

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

It is incredibly dangerous to support people for office who do not accept the legitimacy of the 2020 election. It suggests that they might be willing to bend or break the rules when it comes to running elections and counting votes in the future, someone who claims falsely that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump lacks credibility and can not be trusted to run a fair election.

Rick Hasen

Found on CNN
2 years ago

I don't think that a board that lacks diversity is the appropriate authority to determine what qualifies as appropriate material to address race in this community.

Brandi Miller

Found on CNN
2 years ago

The President is derelict in his duty, having repeatedly said he lacks the authority to extend the CDC’s eviction moratorium, then extending it anyway, his actions on the border represent a negligence in keeping America secure.We need to cut this off at the pass now and show we will not stand for clearly unconstitutional actions.

Bob Gibbs

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Golf is a multi-billion dollar industry and it lacks diversity, we’re building a platform, two events that show up on the intersection of diversity, inclusion and golf. We’re not only excited about that, we’re also excited to use the event to shine a light on the legacy and great untold story of John Shippen Jr.

Jason Longwell

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

We currently have the snake and are simply trying to keep it alive as it lacks the natural ability to feed on its own, most bicephlic reptiles die within the first couple weeks due to feeding/digestion problems.

Jonathan Mays

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Putin lacks confidence in his inner circle and hes worried about the future, he wants an irrefutable proof of public support.

Gleb Pavlovsky

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Putin lacks confidence in his inner circle and hes worried about the future, he wants an irrefutableproof of public support.

Gleb Pavlovsky

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Facebook has a massive set of content guidelines that are so broad and extensive they could ban almost any content, in addition, Facebook just announced a new Oversight Board that will handle content appeals. That board is overwhelmingly international and lacks American support for First Amendment ideals.

Dan Gainor

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

When we think about using the test results to form policy measures, the current method needs to be maintained for the time being though concerns that it lacks flexibility for boosting the number of tests is understandable.

Masami Sakoi

Found on Reuters
4 years ago

Unfortunately, we are in a country that lacks funds and people have to go out to work. It is reality.

Alan Godoy

Found on Reuters
4 years ago

The current data protection legislation lacks people protection and gives government a supra interest over everyone, they will be forced to make the choice between privately kowtowing to all demands or resisting extra-judicial demands on their users.

Mishi Choudhary

Found on CNN
4 years ago

Dr. Charles Lieber, chair of Harvard Universitys Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, was indicted for lying about Charles Lieber involvement with the Chinese governments Thousand Talents Plan and admitting that Harvard Universitys Chemistry lacks adequate institutional controls for effective oversight and tracking of very large donations.

The DOE

Found on FOX News
4 years ago

Alibaba hardly lacks access to capital, but the Hong Kong listing isn't being driven by normal business strategy. Alibaba is being a good corporate citizen — and a shrewd operator — in following Beijing's dictates.

Brock Silvers

Found on CNN
4 years ago

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