Thesaurus / bad news
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"Now for a quick run to Shopton to tell dad the bad news," spoke Tom to himself as he turned on full speed and dashed away.

The paper felt in his hand like bad news or something nasty.

Home AgainGeorge MacDonald

It was not a shock to her any more than is a letter that confirms the bad news conveyed in a telegram.

ArundelEdward Frederic Benson

Miss Lightwood received the bad news with more equanimity than her pupils.

Loyal to the SchoolAngela Brazil

"Och, but it will be bad news to be afther bringing back to her that sint us," pursued Ennis, with a howl.

Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)Jonathon Holt Ingraham

Bob passed on the bad news, and the procession broke up into little groups to discuss it.

Betty Wales SeniorMargaret Warde

I see by thy face and by thy speech, said Aladdin, that thou hast some bad news.

Good news can afford to wait, and, if it's bad news, it would have spoiled all the first part of this trip.

But bad news cannot be broken, the instant he re-appeared Ellen saw something was wrong.

I must hold myself rather high; it will prepare him, as it were, for the bad news.

Olla PodridaFrederick Marryat

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