Example sentences for: able

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

  • If Buchanan and Lugar can't agree on which kind of threat China poses, they won't be able to agree which kind of anti-missile system the GOP should stand for.

  • I can't decide if the woman is an actress, since she's able to get by so easily without doing all that much.

  • This leaves us in the awkward position of wanting, but not being able, to tell her to go away (or at least to cool her jets) or being inexcusably rude to others.

  • The good Dr. Spooner, a kind man with white hair and cherubic face, served New College for a half century as distinguished scholar and able administrator.

  • We might also be able to report the number of applications for housing construction permits and how many units suitable for low-income housing were coming on the market within 12 months.

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