Example sentences for: ally

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

  • This shortsightedness caused his chief ally, Warwick, to defect to Lancaster, and they were able to oust Edward from the throne for a time.

  • Pol Pot urged Cambodia to ally with the West in order to avoid a "fascist regime."

  • (It was Van Buren's ally William L. Marcy who famously said, "To the victors belong the spoils," making the "spoils system" of rewarding supporters a fixture of party politics.)

  • After two centuries of religious heresy, the Church needed a spiritual renewal, finding the perfect ally in Francis of Assisi (1182–1226), pious without being troublesomely militant.

  • Then suddenly, in 1970, the colony was expelled from the “Sterling area,” and Bermuda chose to ally its currency to the US dollar.


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