Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • With his last and greatest piece of sculpture brilliantly evoking all the fierce resolution of a condottiere riding into battle, Andrea Verrocchio need not regret abandoning painting to his pupil Leonardo da Vinci.

  • Congressional Democrats and Republicans have cooperated in abandoning war powers.

  • After a bout of jealous banter, the doctor declares a smug faith in his wife's fidelity, whereupon Alice--who has been smoking dope and quietly simmering--wallops him with the news that she once came this close to abandoning him and the couple's daughter for a soldier she locked eyes with at a resort hotel.

  • H-2A agricultural workers are required to maintain a foreign residence which they have no intention of abandoning.

  • Sure, online investing is more populist and easily accessible than panning for gold or high-risk bond trading, but you make it sound as if droves of us are abandoning steady salaries for a home office, a modem, and a bunch of trading accounts.


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