Example sentences for: alienate

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

  • An article in the new Fast Company , for instance, suggests that Toyota's management was hesitant to Web-ify the company precisely because it was afraid that would lead to direct sales, which would alienate dealers (and break the law).

  • If the chief use of language is to communicate, it might come as a surprise to note a few of the times when language is used specially to confuse and alienate.

  • Have you made a political calculation that you can afford to alienate the right wing if that means courting more moderate voters?

  • It is almost too irresistible to wonder: Did Nixon serve up his sympathetic testimony because he knew it would alienate the jury and give Deep Throat what he, Nixon, deemed his just deserts?

  • Bradley frets that Gore's attacks on his health-care plan will "alienate the public" and foster skepticism toward big programs.


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