(1) This issue has absolutely been the bane of my life in this country for 32 years.(2) It's the bane of my life, and probably yours too.(3) the telephone was the bane of my life(4) In fact the bane of my life was a cousin and his birthday parties.(5) His dyslexia - the bane of his life - meant that he found writing difficult, and he preferred giving papers at meetings.(6) You have been the bane of my life ever since you were born with your whining and your constant need of me!(7) That evil is malevolent violence, a curse that is the bane of our human existence.(8) Despite the financial security an older man can offer younger women, their eccentricities can be the bane of her life.(9) The 73, the busiest bus-route in London, was the bane of my life when I lived in Stoke Newington.(10) Even though he considered his older double the bane of his life, he seemed unable to ignore him.(11) Critics are seen as the bane of writers' lives, torturing their intuitively wrought texts by dissection with a sharp set of surgical knives.(12) The problem of color description has been a bane to mineralogists.(13) the bane of the decorator is the long, narrow hall(14) Those bad tempered personnel manning counters in the revenue offices will no longer be the bane of citizens' existence.(15) It was the bane of her life, or at least it was presently.(16) They had to be counted, bagged and labelled and they were the bane of my life.