Example sentences for: decade

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

  • against a background of orange, the unfortunate official color of that decade.

  • Kifner writes: "A decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall signaled the swift collapse of communism's Evil Empire, Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani is still darkly wary of Marxist influence in the nooks and crannies of the city."

  • By raising taxes significantly, the budget deal Bush signed in 1991 challenged the expansion of the deficit for the first time in a decade.

  • As Frum rightly points out, the 1970s was the decade when the provocative ideas and styles of the 1960s spread from elite enclaves like Cambridge, Mass.

  • The two men emerged atop a changed landscape that resulted from a decade of begging for a share of shrinking public dollars doled out by an unsympathetic GOP-controlled Congress.


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