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Common Social IssuesPlay
Use 'plight' when discussing social problems that affect people deeply. SlideThe documentary highlighted the plight of child laborers.
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Emotional WeightPlay
'Plight' carries emotional impact, suggesting empathy for those in trouble. SlideHer speech focused on the plight of war refugees.
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Not Personal TroublesPlay
Avoid using 'plight' for minor personal issues. It's for serious, widespread problems. SlideNGOs are addressing the plight of water scarcity.