Example sentences for: allied

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

  • Calling this struggle a war accurately describes the use of American and allied armed forces to find and destroy terrorist groups and their allies in the field, notably in Afghanistan.

  • (In short the situation is much like the Allied forces in Lebanon in the early 1980s, an analogy the piece surprisingly didn't make.)

  • ("Picasso was born in 1881," notes James Fenton in the New York Review of Books . "To accuse a man of cowardice for not having joined up in 1939 when he was in his late fifties strikes me as a complete novelty, and it would have been a novelty to those Allied soldiers who, on the liberation of Paris, flocked to Picasso's studio as a place of pilgrimage."

  • Axis forces were at one point only 150 miles from Cairo but Allied soldiers finally gained the upper hand following the British victory at El Alemain in 1942, and Egypt remained firmly in British hands for the rest of the war.

  • This despite the fact that the conflict had most of the hallmarks that, historically, have made for American support for military interventions: humanitarian purpose, concerted allied action (usually good in itself for a 10-point boost in the polls), and an identifiable villain.


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