Example sentences for: abate

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  • Dr. Frank R. Abate, who has been conducting research for a comprehensive place-name catalogue, has sent us a listing of some interesting names in the U.S. that raises some questions.

  • [Those who are aware of Loanwords Index and Loanwords Dictionary , by Frank R. Abate and this reviewer (Gale Research, 1983, 1985), should be reminded that those works are restricted to “Foreign Words and Phrases That Are Not Fully Assimilated into English and Retain a Measure of Their Foreign Orthography, Pronunciation, or Flavor,” to quote from the suitable of Loanwords Index.

  • Frank Abate (“Unraveling the American Place-Name Cover” [XVIII,2]) missed a few choice names: there is a village (though without a post office) named Obtuse , Connecticut; many know about Truth-or-Consequences , New Mexico, named for an old quiz show.

  • The demands for protection would not abate because for the U.S. industry competing against imports, it doesn't matter how the clothing was produced . When the U.S. consumer is offered cheaper shirts from abroad, the United States loses the same number of shirt-making jobs regardless of whether the shirts were produced by workers making 30 cents an hour or $30 an hour.

  • I am happy, by the way, that Abate did not say that studying Latin helps you to think clearly—an erroneous notion still often heard.


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