Example sentences for: abide

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

  • And to learn that the point of the closed hearing was so Ginsburg could try to convince a judge to make Starr abide by a preliminary agreement to extend immunity to Lewinsky in return for her testimony.

  • The Iraq bombing has been going on for two months, and the administration has not signaled any willingness to abide by the War Powers Resolution.

  • The United States cannot see its competitiveness and prosperity erode for the benefit of developing nations that, for whatever reason, will not be required to abide by the strict impositions of a global-climate treaty.

  • According to Bob Woodward's The Choice : "Morris was so anxious for Clinton to have as much money as possible for political advertising on television that he proposed that Clinton forgo federal matching funds of some $15 million so the president would not have to abide by the approximately $30 million limit on fund raising during the primary season."

  • Failure to abide by the procedural requirements of Chapter 36 has been recognized as a sufficient legal basis for voiding the intended change.


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