Example sentences for: abandon

How can you use “abandon” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Reed argued that the religious right needs to retreat from the shrill language used by Bauer and Dobson, and to abandon radical positions--such as their insistence on a constitutional amendment banning abortion--in favor of more popular, piecemeal solutions.

  • There will come an advance—probably a single laboratory result—that breaks the camel's back and forces society to abandon that denial: to accept that the risk of getting one's hopes up and seeing them dashed is now outweighed by the risk of missing the AEV boat by inaction.

  • The NYT and USAT front the decision by Colt Manufacturing, a leading maker of handguns (and, the NYT points out in a nice historical touch, the inventor of the six-shooter), to abandon much of its retail handgun business.

  • Radek is dangerous and evil, he says, and although he presents no immediate threat to American interests, it's high time for us to abandon such piddling, hypocritical concerns as the national interest.

  • Ronald Maio cautioned that we should not abandon the randomized, controlled trial (RCT).


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