His crime caused dire consequences.
Despite the many dire predictions about the collapse of the euro zone's common currency, there are good reasons to believe it will survive.
be in dire need
The world is in dire need of those who think in a more open-minded way.
Exporters are in dire straights.
You're always there for me, so if you're ever in dire straits, just let me know and I'll come running.
I was shocked after hearing the dire news
In the absence of such accountability, America believes the International Community should act to assist the state and in dire circumstances, the UN Security Council may be required to establish mechanisms for specific situations.
Ti voglio dire qualcosa.
This is a dire task, so I have to do it first.
warnings of dire consequences that often don’t come true
The politician’s outspoken comments may have dire consequences for the relations between the two countries.
I'm afraid the situation is much more dire than we'd expected.
We're absolutely delighted because we are in dire need of capacity.
She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.
English word "hrozný"(dire) occurs in sets:300 most important Slovak adjectives 276 - 300