Example sentences for: abruptly

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

  • Nunn shook the boy's hand, but then abruptly left the room.

  • That is, until Weeks gets to one nominee in the criticism category--David Shields' Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season . For this book, he abruptly hauls in the WP book critic Jonathan Yardley for some special guest dissing.

  • Or so the story says, quoting five experts in support along the way, before swerving abruptly to a "to be sure" 11th paragraph that says Y2K preparedness "posed an enormous distraction, soaking up time and money that might have been plowed into projects with a more immediate payoff," and that "much of the investment went to inoculate older technology against the computer bug rather than to embrace the newest processes that could revolutionize the way work is done."

  • Decades of encouragement to perform as a domestic intelligence agency abruptly ended in the 1970s.

  • The spot now becomes abruptly conventional, showing the Democratic nominee Jim McGreevey backdropped by the U.S. flag in what appears to be an official setting.


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