Example sentences for: debt

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

  • His deft manipulation of the debt ceiling during the 1995-96 government shutdown prevented a U.S. default and guaranteed that the political war between the president and the Republican Congress would not derail the thriving economy.

  • Krugman responded in "The East Is in the Red" by observing that countries attracting enough foreign investment "both to service debt and to finance growth" must be running trade deficits.

  • The basic idea behind the government's buy-back, the NYT explains, is to retire older high-interest debt and then to replace it with newly issued lower-rate securities.

  • To the extent that they are used to reduce federal debt held by the public, surpluses represent an opportunity to increase national saving.

  • Rising consumer debt is a bad sign.

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