Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • From now until mid-September, Time, Newsweek , the New York Times , and half the other magazines and newspapers in the country will participate in that odd journalistic ritual whereby critics abandon the skepticism we demand of them the rest of the year and emit hopeful bubbles of enthusiasm--a gush that turns to bile when the plays or movies or art shows in question prove as disappointing as one sort of suspected they would be.

  • Microsoft might appeal, and the next president could order the Justice Department to abandon the case.

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

  • If gays are unhappy, said Bill Bennett in a debate with Birch on ABC's This Week , the "compassionate" response is to help them abandon homosexuality.

  • In that essay Woolf explained that she and Joyce and Eliot and the rest had no choice but to abandon baggy old Victorianism.


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